UK drug-related deaths rise to highest level since records began
Drug use may be going down amongst young people, but overall drug-related deaths last year rose to the highest levels since records began. Legal and illegal drug use was linked to almost 4000 fatalities in 2017 – accidental overdoses accounting for two thirds of that figure.
Leesa Davies: ‘Laws show people drugs are dangerous’
Leesa Davies, whose son Jordan died after inhaling nitrous oxide when he was just 21, and Niamh Eastwood, from the charity Release, discuss the drug laws.