Drugs

Down the Drain: Wastewater with the Most Cocaine

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The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction release data every year showing the levels of certain illicit drugs found in the wastewater of select European cities. Looking at cocaine, London is way in front of all other major cities analysed. On an average day, the UK capital's drains flow with almost 900mg of the drug per one thousand people.



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