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A HISTORY OF DRUGS - Introducing our special series on how evil trade spread in North-east from 1980 to 2000

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

In this free preview of our special subscriber-only series, we tell the inside story of how the drugs problem exploded in the North-east in the early 1980s.
Part one: The early 80s and the rise of Brian Beattie
Historyof-Drugs PT1.mp3
Pink Floyd's Another Brick in the Wall was still number one and Aberdeen FC were starting the second half of a season that would ultimately see them crowned champions of Scotland.
January 1980 heralded the start of a new decade. A decade that was to see huge social upheaval in politics, fashion and the music scene. But it would also see the arrival of drugs...
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A HISTORY OF DRUGS - Our special series on how evil trade spread in North-east from 1980 to 2000

A HISTORY OF DRUGS - Our special series on how evil trade spread in North-east from 1980 to 2000

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

In this special subscriber-only series, we tell the inside story of how the drugs problem exploded between 1980 and 2000, the gangs behind the misery and the tragic human toll.
Part one: The early 80s and the rise of Brian Beattie
Historyof-Drugs PT1.mp3
Pink Floyd's Another Brick in the Wall was still number one and Aberdeen FC were starting the second half of a season that would ultimately see them crowned champions of Scotland.
January 1980 heralded the start of a new decade. A decade that was to see huge social upheaval in politics, fashion and the music scene. But it would also see...
Read more ...

 


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