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Video: MP calls for schools to teach about drug abuse

Support is growing for an attempt by the Hull North MP Diana Johnson to make lessons about drugs, alcohol and relationships compulsory in classrooms.

If passed, the bill will lead to the issues being included in the National Curriculum. It is backed by charities and campaigns working in the fields of drugs, alchohol, domestic violence and child welfare - including the Amy Winehouse Foundation and Family Planning Association.

Lessons would inform students about the dangers of drink and drugs and help them to build their self esteem.

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