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  • Cocaine on Matchday

    There has been an established link between disorder at football games and increasing cocaine use in society, according to Deputy Chief Constable Mark Roberts, the UK’s lead on football policing. Over the
  • Synthetic Cannabinoids – A Cause for Concern

    New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) are often referred to as research chemicals, designer drugs or legal highs. In recent years the number of NPS drugs available has shown an unprecedented increase, coupled with
  • UK: Europe’s Biggest Cocaine Consumer

    Security Minister Ben Wallace, has said that the UK “is fast becoming the biggest consumer of cocaine in Europe”. The middle class are seen to be using more cocaine than others, according
  • Methamphetamine use continues to grow in US drug hotspots

    Despite a slowdown in the use of prescription drugs and heroin, methamphetamine is finding its way in to communities where the drug wasn’t commonly used before. From an article by The Charlotte Observer,
  • Cocaine and MDMA Ranked Highest Usage in Belgium

    The latest wastewater findings from the European-wide SCORE group revealed that cocaine use is highest in western and southern European cities, particularly Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK. The results come after the average drug
  • Belgium’s Drug Problem

    Cannabis has been documented as the most commonly used illicit drug in Belgium by theEuropean Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction’s 2018 report. Popular among young adults aged 15-34 years with males
  • World Cup 2018 – Drug Facts – Day 11 Germany

    In Germany more than a quarter of the adult population have used illicit drugs, while less than 1 in 10 have done so in the last 12 months. Of these people, about
  • World Cup 2018 – Drug Facts – Day 9 Denmark

    Use of illegal substances in Denmark has fallen over the last 15 years with the exception of Cannabis. Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug used among the Danish adult population, followed by amphetamines, cocaine
  • World Cup 2018 – Drug Facts – Day 8 Poland

    Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug in Poland, followed by amphetamines, MDMA/ecstasy and cocaine. Drug use is mainly concentrated among young adults, with those aged 25-34 years being more likely
  • World Cup 2018 – Drug Facts – Day 5 Croatia

    Cannabis is the most commonly used drug in Croatia. A 2015 survey indicated that approximately 2 out of 10 adults aged between 15 and 64 years have used cannabis. Most cannabis use in Croatia is