Deaths Related to Drug Poisoning in England and Wales: 2014 registrations Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales from 1993 onwards, by cause of death, sex, age and substances involved in the death.
Brits killed by illegal drugs hits highest level since records began
Brits killed by illegal drugs hits highest level since records began. “This is largely a result of a drugs policy that has over-focused on criminal justice at the expense of public health, pushing the most vulnerable users to the margins of society and discouraging them from coming forward for treatment and support.
This infographic shows that #smoking, #alcohol and prescription painkillers cause more annual deaths than #cannabis. Annually almost 80,000 people die because of diseases caused by cigarette smoke in England and Wales, while more than 8,000 people die because of alcohol.
A nation of prescription drug addicts: More Britons die from abusing p
A nation of prescription drug addicts: More Britons die from abusing painkillers and tranquillisers than heroin and cocaine 807 people died overdosing on prescription drugs last year, figures reveal In total, 32,000 Britons are thought to be addicted to painkiller medication