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How a town called George is tackling alcohol, tobacco and substance abuse

An elderly man smoking a white pipe (Mandrax and marijuana). (Photo: Gallo Images / Sunday Times / Esa Alexander)

Something remarkable is happening. About five hours drive from Cape Town, in a town called George; alcohol, tobacco and drug addicts are coming together as activists to stop the damages caused by substances in their communities. This network of activists, social workers and healthcare practitioners have a multifaceted plan that could be the game-changer in the fight against substance use.

Read an article by Emlyn Wright here and watch the documentary below.


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