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UK does not have distinct drug culture

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 15 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1251
  1. Kamran Abbasi
  1. BMJ

    Britain does not have a distinct drug culture but is a diverse mix of local subcultures, according to a new study. The report, The Substance of Youth, suggests that the commonly held image of drug users is often incorrect.

    Researchers from the independent think tank, Demos, conducted the survey on behalf of the Rowntree Foundation. They surveyed 5000 people to establish the role of illicit drugs in …

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