Drug Users in the United Kingdom in 2008

in Substance Abuse

3.2 million people in the United Kingdom used at least one illicit drug in 2008, according to the British Crime Survey.

Selected breakdown on the drug users in the UK:

974,000 people used Cocaine.

586,000 people used Ecstasy.

2.5 million people smoked Marijuana.

125,000 people used Ketamine.

(More crime in the UK information.)

Source:  Alan Travis, “Home Office reports big rise in cocaine use as street price falls,” Guardian, July 23, 2009.

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