Rise in prison drug problems in the UK

The proportion of UK prisoners who have developed drug problems increased by 8.4 percentage points between 2013-14 and 2018-19 to 15% according to a report based on official UK prison service data. The report, by thinktank Reform, highlighted that Spice was the most commonly used drug in prison and that there were inconsistencies in security standards across the UK.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/jan/20/proportion-of-uk-prisoners-with-drug-problem-doubles-in-five-years-study