In this piece Professor Paul Hayes explains why some people are more vulnerable to "addiction" than others. This is relevant to the South African situation because the communities that are punished hardest for their drug use are those that are most dislocated and have historically suffered. By focusing on the drug use itself, we are failing to address the complex structural causes of increased drug use and "addiction".
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