Legal highs versus heroin: Do our assumptions match the facts? — video

New data was released by the Office for National Statistics on deaths involving legal highs last week — but how much do we really know?

On Thursday April 21 the ONS released an analysis of drug-related deaths involving legal highs in England and Wales from 2004-2013.

We compared this with the number of deaths related to heroin in the same period.

But do our assumptions about deaths associated with legal highs and heroin match the facts? We took to the streets of Brixton to find out.

You can read the ONS report here.

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