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London’s Cocaine Problem Bigger than Amsterdam


According to an analysis by King’s College London, our Capital has a cocaine problem bigger than that of Europe’s next three largest cocaine-consuming cities combined.

Forensic scientists at the London university undertook a study of wastewater in cities across Europe, analysing it for the compound produced when the body breaks down cocaine, benzoylecgonine.

The study, seen by Sky News, revealed that Londoners consume 23kg (51lbs) of the Class A drug every day, more than half a million doses. The research estimates that London’s cocaine market has a street value of £1 billion.

What researchers found was that unlike cocaine-users in Continental Europe, Londoners are significant weekday users of the drug. Dr Leon Barron, a forensic scientist at King’s College London, told the broadcaster there was only a slight rise from the weekdays to the weekend, “so cocaine is an everyday drug in London”.

In October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson blamed the “bourgeoisie” middle classes for fuelling the drug trade, where dealers often coerce minors into dealing drugs for them through “County Lines” crime, which is in turn leading to a rise in knife crime.

County Lines networks are based in cities, with dealers sending teens to the suburbs and smaller towns to sell drugs. The drug-dealing networks are named for the mobile phone “deal lines” that users call to make orders.

London, once a series of gentle villages joined to form the happiest, safest and most magical city that ever existed is now swilling in the filth of the third world's corruption as it swirls down the toilet created by Blair and Sadiq Khan.