Posted by on July 19, 2017 8:35 am
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As highlighted by the latest edition of the European Drug ReportEstonia is the country with the most drug-induced deaths per million population in Europe.

Infographic: Drug deaths in Europe | Statista

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At 103 – 82 above the EU average – only Sweden comes close with 100 deaths. However, at the other end of the scale, as Statista’s Martin Armstrong points outPortugal, where drugs were decriminalised back in 2001, had only 6 per million people.

Looking outside of Europe, Estonia’s problems are pulled into sharp relief by the rate in the United States. In 2016, there were a staggering 185 deaths per million.

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