Cannabis

Ex-drug addicts call for early intervention

MPs are told children must receive support
A group of recovering drug addicts have told MPs that intervention to help young people doesn't begin early enough. 

They were appearing before the Scottish Affairs Committee as part of an inquiry into problem drug use. 

Mandy Baker was watching.

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