1. Dear Drugs-Forum readers: We are a small non-profit that runs one of the most read drug information & addiction help websites in the world. We serve over 4 million readers per month, and have costs like all popular websites: servers, hosting, licenses and software. To protect our independence we do not run ads. We take no government funds. We run on donations which average $25. If everyone reading this would donate $5 then this fund raiser would be done in an hour. If Drugs-Forum is useful to you, take one minute to keep it online another year by donating whatever you can today. Donations are currently not sufficient to pay our bills and keep the site up. Your help is most welcome. Thank you.

Drug crime capital of the world revealed

By Kinetic, Feb 22, 2010 | Updated: Feb 23, 2010 | |
  1. Kinetic
    SCOTLAND is the drug crime capital of the world, according to a United Nations report detailed by The Sun.

    • Scotland drug capital of the world
    • Highest criminal activity per person
    • Six times higher than rest of world

    The study found Scottish junkies and dealers committed more offences per head of population that any other nation.

    The figure is double the rate in England and Wales - and six times higher than the rest of the world's average.

    And it dwarfs nations of similar sizes - such as Norway, Ireland and Denmark.

    The research by the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime compared narcotics criminal activity, abuse and possession across over 70 countries.

    Scotland was top with 656 drug offences per 100,000 - followed by Iran with 619, Spain (573) and the U.S. (497).

    Anti-drug campaigner Alistair Ramsay blasted the findings, saying: "We need a proper co-ordinated strategy across the board."

    By Annabelle Love,
    The Sun From: NewsCore
    February 22, 2010 5:17PM


To make a comment simply sign up and become a member!