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An exploratory study of information sources and key findings on UK cocaine-related deaths
Increased numbers of cocaine-related deaths have occurred since the early 1990s in some European countries, including the UK. Cocaine deaths are difficult to define, detect and record as they are multi-factorial. The ...
Survey of knowledge of legal highs (novel psychoactive substances) amongst London pharmacists
Purpose: To determine pharmacists’ knowledge of legal highs (novel psychoactive substances; NPS). Approach: A questionnaire was handed out at 2 London pharmacist continuing education events in mid-2014. These events update ...
The evolution and characteristics of UK deaths involving GHB and its analogues
Introduction: misuse of gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and gamma butyrolactone (GBL) increased in Western countries from the early 1990s. The period since has seen a rising numbers of deaths. This presentation outlines the ...
Drug-related deaths in the UK : Annual Report 2012
(International Centre for Drug Policy, 2013-02-27)
Drug-related deaths reported by Coroners in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man; Police forces in Scotland; & the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency – Annual Report ...