Drug deaths surge in Scotland

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 5:11pm

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The United States is in a major drug overdose crisis, but across the Atlantic, Scotland is struggling, too. That country’s drug death rate recently became the highest in all of Europe, and even the world. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with addiction researcher Catriona Matheson, who is heading a newly formed government drug death taskforce in Scotland.