Drug Deaths Reach Record High in England, Wales

Photo Credit: Marton Berta

(Christian Institute) Drug-related deaths reached a record high in England and Wales last year, new figures have revealed.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported that there were 3,744 deaths from drug poisoning registered in 2016, the highest since comparable records began in 1993.

The study found that deaths involving heroin and cocaine were at their highest level ever recorded.

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  • Sisyphus

    And, 0 deaths attributed to what is probably in the cone in the skull’s mouth. Cannabis doesn’t kill.

  • Sisyphus

    A total of 0 deaths attributed to the probable contents of the cone the skull has in its mouth.

  • vicnicholls

    People don’t want Christ. This is the result of getting rid of Christ. So totally sad when you can have eternal life for free with someone who loves you enough to die for you. I feel so badly for these people, when Hope, Love, Mercy, and Justice, Grace, is here, and yet they will reject it.

    • Sisyphus

      Oh, but this “eternal life” you speak of is not free. Apparently a very demanding dogma and set of rituals is required.