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A recent wastewater analysis by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction revealed that out of 56 European cities, Germany made up for 50% of the top ten cities for amphetamine use. According to The Local de, the study analyses wastewater samples for 43 million people to trace for four drugs; amphetamine, cocaine, MDMA and methamphetamine.
Across generations, the popularity of certain drugs or drug classes tends to change and periodically new drugs or formulations are consistently emerging on the market.
NHS figures have revealed that the number of people in England being taken into hospital for serious mental health problems have soared due to taking drugs. The number has doubled in a 10 year period, with statistics recording the damaging effects that illicit drugs such as cannabis and cocaine have had on people’s mental health.