In 2017, there were 3756 drug deaths in the UK, of which 2503 were deaths caused by misuse of illegal drugs. That’s 43.9 deaths per million. While this is not the highest in the world, it is one of the highest in the UK since 1993.
Are the current drug policies in the UK efficient? Click below to watch the video I presented for Rebel, the student media at the University of Essex, and find out.