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The Man Alive Report

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The Fix: The hidden story behind drug abuse in Britain.
Nick Ross investigates drug addiction. There was a time when drug abuse was big news: back in the 60s LSD, purple hearts and heroin advanced like a tide in Britain. Ten years ago this month the government responded: addicts were made to register, while the police, the courts and Customs clamped down on illegal trafficking. The tide was turned. Or so it seemed. This film inquiry now reveals a new and even more alarming threat, one that affects the old as well as the young. The Fix shows how people in Britain are falling prey to highly addictive medicines.
Producer TOM CONWAY Editor TIM SLESSOR

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Presenter: Nick Ross
Producer: Tom Conway
Editor: Tim Slessor

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