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Ms Smith hopes it will cut the thefts and burglaries carried out by druggies to fuel their habit.
I once asked a hotel owner why he tests his employees, and he said, in so many words: Everyone else is doing it, and I don't want to be the one who gets stuck with all the druggies and lowlifes who can't get a job anywhere else in town.
How much more alluring it was to attend conferences on voluntarism and the independent sector than to minister to the needs of drunks and druggies who practice loathsome hygiene.
CHRIS Cook of Denby Dale says dogs and cats are better than kids because they: eat less, don't ask for money all the time, are easier to train, normally come when called, never ask to drive the car, don't hang out with druggies, smoke or drink, don't want to wear your clothes, don't have to buy the latest fashions, and don't need a fortune to go to university.
Druggies who persist in having kids should have their tubes tied or their babies removed at birth.
Housing allocation staff are giving properties to druggies and alcoholics.
It's understandable for the council to want to reassure the public that it's not a pack of wild druggies.
McGough's poem, Reasons For Winning, urges the England squad to win the tournament for, among others, David Beckham's sons, nurses, saddoes and druggies.
The Dublin joker said Helen used a classic Irish mammy tactic to try and get rid of the horny Dutch druggies.
The police must be exhausted trying to control the situation but they are powerless to really deal with the trouble night after night with drunks and druggies causing mayhem.
And Silla, who is in constant pain from arthritis and back problems, was not afraid to tackle druggies personally.
Fencing has been broken and the place was littered with needles, syringes and foil used by druggies.
Justice Antonin Scalia suggests that the alternative is "a bunch of druggies who are orderly in class.
The people doing this are druggies and drunks, and I can't cope with it any more.
They said that it has really gone downhill, due to druggies, hoodies and drinkers on our streets.