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United Kingdom

3 April 2002

BBC News

Police are taking a hardline new approach to combat a drugs market about to flood communities from across Offa's Dyke. Arrests for heroin possession, and seizure of the drug, rose by more than 80% in the last year, according to South Wales Police. There was also a rise in the number of deaths from use of Class A drugs. Chief Constable Sir Anthony Burden warned the region is being targeted by dealers eager to corner a new market for sales. That will bring organised... (

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