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Prison drug hauls have doubled since 2017

Prison drug hauls have doubled since 2017

The number of drugs found in prisons has almost doubled in the last 2 years. During that time, the number of Class A drugs found has risen five-fold. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) statistics also show sharp increases in the number of weapons, mobile phones and alcohol...
Residential addiction services in crisis

Residential addiction services in crisis

The number of live-in drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in England has fallen by one-third in 6 years, according to new figures, which reveal the damaging toll of austerity cuts. In 2013, England had 195 residential rehab and detox services registered with the...
Which is worse: cannabis or alcohol?

Which is worse: cannabis or alcohol?

When it comes to addictions, which would you say was safer: alcohol or cannabis? The debate has been stoked by the public social media feud between rapper Snoop Dogg and ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne. The US rapper posted a photo of himself and the former England...
Drug tsar appointed to tackle record death rate

Drug tsar appointed to tackle record death rate

A new drugs tsar has been appointed by the Scottish government to advise on policies to tackle the rising number of drugs deaths. Professor Catriona Matheson, from the University of Stirling, is a trustee of the Society for the Study of Addiction and convener of the...
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