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Drug use in 50-64 year olds has increased ten-fold in England since 1993

5 April 2012

New research published today in the journal Age and Ageing has found that the lifetime use of cannabis, amphetamine, cocaine and LSD in 50-64 year olds has significantly increased since 1993 and is much higher than lifetime use in adults aged over 65. The study also found that drug use in inner London was higher than the overall UK average.

To read the paper click here

The press release can be found here

In the media:

The Daily Mail

The Daily Telegraph

The Independent