1. Crack cocaine is a ‘fashion’ drug for professionals, students and clubbers, Government review told  Daily Mail
  2. Crack cocaine delivered faster than pizza is drug of choice for young  The Times
  3. Crack use up in England after 'aggressive marketing'  BBC News
  4. Police struggle to cope with surge in crack cocaine use as drug squads are axed, says Home Office report  Telegraph.co.uk
  5. 'Special offers' on crack cocaine fuelling big rise in use in England  The Guardian
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Suggestions of a new 'hidden cohort' of crack users were flagged up to a joint inquiry. The latest estimates show an 8.5% increase in crack cocaine users in England between 2011/12 and 2016/2017.Suggestions of a new 'hidden cohort' of crack users were flagged up to a joint inquiry. The latest estimates show an 8.5% increase in crack cocaine users in England between 2011/12 and 2016/2017.

Crack cocaine is a ‘fashion’ drug for professionals, students and clubbers, Government review told  | Daily Mail Online

Health workers say there is less stigma about the form of cocaine and new users are being attracted.Health workers say there is less stigma about the form of cocaine and new users are being attracted.

Crack use up in England after 'aggressive marketing' - BBC News

Professionals and students are increasingly using crack cocaine as dealers deliver it faster than a pizza, according to a joint government report.Researchers were told that the drug was becoming “fashionable” among people who would not previously have used the highly addictive Class A substance.DrugProfessionals and students are increasingly using crack cocaine as dealers deliver it faster than a pizza, according to a joint government report. Researchers were told that the drug was becoming...

Crack cocaine delivered faster than pizza is drug of choice for young | News | The Times

“Wrexham cocaine dealer's drug so pure it had to be 'cut' or it 'would kill' >> another good result by @NWPWrexhamTown @NWPCIDEast https://t.co/rcuqB3Qy6m”

Arfon Jones on Twitter: "Wrexham cocaine dealer's drug so pure it had to be 'cut' or it 'would kill' >> another good result by @NWPWrexhamTown @NWPCIDEast https://t.co/rcuqB3Qy6m"

“Alleged drug syndicate was a ‘family affair’ complete with cabbie who allegedly pocketed $50 for every delivery via @avabmorrison #SundayTele exclusive @dailytelegraph #cocaine https://t.co/RmTs3mQ5rS”

Lillian Saleh on Twitter: "Alleged drug syndicate was a ‘family affair’ complete with cabbie who allegedly pocketed $50 for every delivery via @avabmorrison #SundayTele exclusive @dailytelegraph #cocaine https://t.co/RmTs3mQ5rS"

“100 kilos cocaine/month transported to Houston from Mexico. Then on to Atlanta, Miami, NY. How many lives, families are ruined by drug trafficking? #SecureBorderNow https://t.co/61aNeftWm1”

Rep. Kevin Brady on Twitter: "100 kilos cocaine/month transported to Houston from Mexico. Then on to Atlanta, Miami, NY. How many lives, families are ruined by drug trafficking? #SecureBorderNow https://t.co/61aNeftWm1"

“Parents and students here at Woburn High School find themselves shocked and saddened to hear a teacher was placed on leave. @wbz ITEAM sources tell us the young female high school teacher’s bag was found in a women’s bathroom w/ crack cocaine inside. Drugs were found in her car.”

Lisa Gresci on Twitter: "Parents and students here at Woburn High School find themselves shocked and saddened to hear a teacher was placed on leave. @wbz ITEAM sources tell us the young female high school teacher’s bag was found in a women’s bathroom w/ crack cocaine inside. Drugs were found in her car.… https://t.co/vdhPZs8gh6"

Police are struggling to combat a surge in crack cocaine use as some forces have axed dedicated drugs squads, a Home Office report has revealed.Police are struggling to combat a surge in crack cocaine use as some forces have axed dedicated drugs squads, a Home Office report has revealed.

Police struggle to cope with surge in crack cocaine use as drug squads are axed, says Home Office report

Crack cocaine consumption is soaring in England, partly because of increasingly sophisticated dealers using marketing tactics such as “buy one, get one free” and “recommend a friend”, a government report has concluded. Ruthless “county lines” gangs moving out of major cities to surrounding territories have coincided with a reduction in numbers of police hunting dealers, theCrack cocaine consumption is soaring in England, partly because of increasingly sophisticated dealers using marketing tactics such as “buy one, get one free” and “recommend a friend”, a government

Buy one, get one free offers and free samples fuelling boom in crack cocaine consumption, report warns | The Independent