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Julia Louis-Dreyfus says people took ‘crazy drugs’ on SNL

Actor and comedian also revealed show was ‘very sexist’ in the 1980s

Are antidepressants really addictive? This is what patients say

Some of those in treatment believe they have developed dependence on antidepressants. Science doesn’t have a monopoly on knowledge, so it is important we take these testimonies seriously

News analysis

Lizzie Dearden Austerity has worsened both the causes and effects of homelessness

Analysis: As the government vows to crack down on the supply of drugs, charities warn that addiction can be a consequence rather than a cause of homelessness, Lizzie Dearden writes 

London teenage girls used by gang to flood Welsh town with drugs

Three members of 'county lines' gang jailed after girls found with drugs and weapons in house

British 'crime syndicate' members arrested after £50m drug haul

Pure drug crystals could have been used to make up to 12 million ecstasy capsules, police say 

More than 500 county lines gang members arrested in police crackdown

Officers seize cash, drugs and weapons including four guns and a crossbow

Frenchman sentenced to death by firing squad for drug smuggling

Felix Dorfin was accused of smuggling 3 kilograms of ecstasy and amphetamines to the tourist island of Lombok