Drugs Map of Britain

2016
17:00

September 14, 2016

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In the second episode of Drugs Map of Britain, we meet a group of men who use violence to deal with, what they say, is the growing heroin problem in their area. Every week, they collect discarded needles and believe those responsible must be punished. But how do they justify their actions and why do heroin addicts, in particular, face so much prejudice and stigma?
26:00

September 7, 2016

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In this episode of Drugs Map of Britain, we investigate valium addiction in Scotland, where three-quarters of drug-related deaths involve this type of drug. Millions of the pills - both real and counterfeit - are available to buy on the streets for as little as 20p each. We meet those buying them and witness the devastating effects of addiction for someone like Levi, who's been taking valium since he was 13. Has the widely prescribed 'mother's little helper' become Scotland's silent killer?
26:00

August 31, 2016

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In the first of our landmark new series looking at drug use across Britain, we explore a legal high epidemic in Wolverhampton. Following 27-year-old Liam over three months in his battle to quit the synthetic cannabinoid black mamba. Legal highs have now been outlawed by the British government. The ban comes as a response to the increasing use of synthetic drugs across the streets of Britain.
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