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Drug related deaths rising on Island

Thu, 22 Oct 2015


Drug-related deaths are continuing to rise on the Isle of Man.

In Tynwald this week Health and Social Care Minister Howard Quayle was asked how many fatalities are as a result of people taking Class A drugs over the past year.

It's a similar story across the UK with annual rises since 2012.

Mr Quayle attributed a number of different factors to the rise:
 

 

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