Drugs are the most commonly used illicit drug in the world, with the majority of people using them recreationally.
In the United States, more than 2.3 million people are estimated to be using heroin and methamphetamines.
However, what exactly is a drug?
A drug is defined as any substance with the ability to cause physical or mental harm.
Drugs are not regulated by any national or international organisation, so they are often difficult to understand, analyse and manage.
Drugs can be:Cocaine, hashish, crack cocaine, heroin, crack and crystal meth.
The UK has a number of drugs that have the potential to be illegal.
It includes ecstasy, amphetamines and cannabis, among others.
Below, we’ve put together a list of some of the most frequently used illicit drugs in the UK.
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