EU report: Oslo lacks drug strategy

A new EU report has found that Oslo, a city that for many years has topped the heroin overdose ranking, still lacks a comprehensive strategy to combat drug use, The Local reports.

Oslo has a serious drug problem, with an open and visible drug scene and among the highest number of deaths due to heroine overdose in Europe.

The new report, from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, claims that Oslo lacks a city level strategy to combat this problem and get rid of open drug abuse and drug related deaths, opting instead to focus on a few specific issues related to drug abuse.

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Find the EMCDDA report here