Drug-related deaths down

The number of deaths due to drug use is the lowest since 1993
Politiken (Denmark)
Monday, November 25, 2013

mobile-fixerroom"It is encouraging that we have been able to achieve a drop in numbers in an area where Denmark’s figures are otherwise too high," says Health Minister Astrid Krag. Fixing rooms are said to be one of the main reasons. The number of drug-related deaths has been relatively constant since the mid-1990s, but the 2012 figures – 210 deaths of which 76 per cent are men and 24 per cent women – is a noticeable drop.