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Drug Addiction

Volume 170: debated on Friday 30 March 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people in Wales are addicted to heroin and cocaine in each health authority area; and if he will make a statement.

In 1989 doctors in Wales notified persons addicted to heroin and concaine as follows:

Number of persons
Persons notified in 1989 as addicted to:
District health authorityHeroin1Heroin and cocaine2Cocaine3Total
East Dyfed77
South Glamorgan351238
West Glamorgan617
All Wales172114187
1 Alone or with other drugs excluding cocaine.
2 Alone or with other drugs.
3 Alone or with other drugs excluding heroin.