States of the nation. Andy McNicoll Communications Officer, DrugScope. What we’ll cover. The drugs landscape The usual suspects Heroin and crack Cannabis Stimulant market ‘New’ kids on the block Mephedrone Ketamine GBL/GHB Emerging ‘legal highs’. ‘Problem drug use’.
Andy McNicollCommunications Officer, DrugScope
Source: Home Office (2009) Drug misuse declared: findings from the 2008/09 British Crime Survey
Source: Home Office (2008) Cannabis potency study
Source: Home Office (2009) Drug seizures in England and Wales
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% of 16 to 24 year olds reporting having used a drug in the last year
Source: Home Office (2009) Drug misuse declared findings from the 2008/09 BCS
Average purity of cocaine seized 2003-2009