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Heroin 'drought' alert

December 08 2010
Fungus hits poppy crop

Drugs addiction teams across the UK are on alert with a spate of heroin overdoses in November, caused by a shortage of the drug.

A fungus blighting the Afghan poppy crop has resulted in a massively reduced supply of heroin, leading to dealers 'cutting' the drug with other, often dangerous, substances.