Sweden, UK, Ireland and Finland have highest rates of drug-related deaths in the EU

A report from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has highlighted Sweden as having the highest level of drug-related deaths in the EU. In 2018, Sweden registered 81 drug-related deaths per 1 million citizens aged 15 to 64. The EU average is 22.3 deaths per 1 million citizens. The UK had the second highest level of drug related deaths, with Ireland and Finland equal third.

Source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-10/03/c_139415230.htm

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