[Sunday Times] , Battles, Jan Irish cocaine cut with deadly toxins. (06 Dec 2009)
The mixing agents used to cut cocaine in Ireland appear to be more lethal than those used in other countries, warn doctors who have recorded a dramatic increase in the number of cocaine-related overdoses in recent years.
The number of people admitted to Ireland’s largest intensive care unit (ICU) following an overdose has risen 10-fold in the past six years. A study by doctors at the unit in the Mater hospital in Dublin shows that very few of those admitted with overdoses survive.
|Date:||6 December 2009|
|Subjects:||B AOD Substances > Cocaine|
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