Did you know that many popular drugs were invented here in Germany? No joke! See for yourself!
Europe is a major market for illegal drugs, according to the latest European Drug Report. Experts have expressed concern about designer drugs and the growing number of drug-related deaths on the continent.
During WWII, Nazi leaders not only relied on drugs for their soldiers, but Adolf Hitler himself may have been hooked on opiates. Historian Norman Ohler's book on the issue has just been published in English.
The number of people in Germany who died due to illegal drug use rose nine percent in 2016, according to the latest government figures. Officials have particularly warned about the increase of drug sales online.
A comprehensive health study in Germany has found that drug and alcohol abuse by young people is at an all-time low. Officials warn, however, that binge drinking remains a rampant problem.
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