Portugal -The use of heroin has tripled

Pro drug groups, or as they prefer to call themselves ‘drug policy reform groups’ are constantly

quoting the ‘success’ of Portugal’s more liberal drug laws.  They are not correct – the use of heroin

has tripled,  as the following figures from ‘Publico’ show:



“Publico” today´s edition: “regresso ao consume de heroína”

means ” return to heroin use has tripled”

1008 cases in 2010

1843 in 2011

2881 in 2012

Source : www.publico.pt    4th July 2013

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