As new figures show more inmates are overdosing than ever before, UK prison authorities are confiscating clothes laced with potent drugs.
With increasing restrictions towards prescription opioids and benzodiazepines, new prescription medicines are filling the hole they’ve left.
Scotland has more than three times the drug death rate of England and Wales, and the highest reported rate in Europe.
Coronavirus and its resultant lockdowns are not just driving more people to benzos but also making those who had tapered off the drug, go back to it.
And more findings from the preliminary results of the Global Drug Survey's Covid-19 study.
Drug users are dying at a horrific rate in Scotland, and it's because of the way they use those drugs.
Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
There is a palpable vulnerability to many of these artists that is reflected in both what they put in and on their body.
Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.