With an average of 16 shops closing every day, it's no surprise green-fingered gangsters are moving into shuttered banks and pet shops.
Two British street dealers are now making a fortune sending batches of heroin from Pakistan back to the UK. They aren't the only ones.
Sharing ecstasy with a friend could land you in jail against the wishes of your late friend's family.
Don't believe everything you read about the cheap stimulant said to be turning users into super-strong zombies who like jumping off buildings.
Until recently, Norway remained immovable on its conservative drug law, but that looks set to change in a recent, sudden and surprising turn of events.
The line has been parroted by politicians and law enforcement officials, but it is wrong for so many reasons.
The proportion of 16 to 24-year-olds using Class A drugs is now the highest it's been for 12 years.
We took a trip to the Essex borough of Thurrock to see how the housing crisis and the "going country" phenomenon is affecting Britain's towns and villages.
And more findings from a university drug study.
The "going country" phenomenon isn't as new as many like to make out. Here is the inside story of the first "county lines" gangs, nearly 20 years ago.