‘Trainspotting generation’ most likely to die from drug use


People in the “Trainspotting generation” are most likely to die from drug use, after a sharp rise in deaths among 40- to 49-year-olds last year, official statistics show.

People aged 20-29 had the highest mortality rate until 2003, as study showed, when they were overtaken by 30- to 39-year-olds. But the death rate in the latter group fell last year to 97.5, from 98.4 in 2015.

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