Office for National Statistics


Drug deaths hit record high in England and Wales, new statistics show

ONS says 3,744 people were killed by drug poisoning in 2016, amid warnings over danger of former ‘legal highs’ and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl . The ONS said a record of 371 people died after taking cocaine in 2016 PA. A record number of drug-related deaths has been recorded in England and Wales as the number of […]