Druglink news item 2011 – ‘White cider more deadly than heroin’ says homeless charity boss

White cider and other super-strength drinks are killing more homeless people than heroin and crack, according to the director of a charity.

“Super-strength drinks are a breed apart. The cheap and strong white ciders are a problem drink which have devastated and cut short the lives of tens of thousands of people
since they emerged onto the marketplace,” said Jeremy Swain, Chief Executive of Thames Reach

White cider more deadly than heroin’ says homeless charity boss (PDF)