EMCDDA report on drug-related deaths

EMCDDA report on drug-related deaths The latest update of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) report into drug related deaths and mortality states that there were over 8,200 deaths involving illicit drugs in the European Union (EU) in 2017. This figure rises to 9,400 if data from Norway and Turkey are included. Opioids are implicated in over 80% of drug related deaths in Europe and multiple drugs are implicated in most overdose cases.

Source: http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/news/2019/latest-update-on-drug-related-deaths-and-mortality-in-europe_en