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How much do drugs cost?

The price of drugs varies between different localities and over time.

Prices also tend to fluctuate with fashion (demand) and availability (supply).

Researchers for Druglink's Street Drug Trends 2012 Survey contacted police forces, drug action teams, frontline treatment services and user groups from around the UK, and compiled the following average prices:

Drug

Average price

Herbal cannabis (standard) per qtr oz

£37

Herbal cannabis (high strength) per qtr oz

£55

Resin cannabis per qtr oz

£27

Heroin per bag - average bag weight 0.21g

£11

Cocaine per gram

£46

Crack per rock - average rock weight 0.25g

£16

Ecstasy per pill

£6.30

MDMA powder/crystal per gram

£39

Amphetamine per gram

£13

Ketamine per gram

£21

Mephedrone per gram

£19

Diazepam per pill

£0.67

Source:
Street drug trends. Druglink: November-December., 27(6), 2012.

Updated July 2013.