An investigation conducted by the Daily Star in London found that the anti-depression pill Valium was readily available for purchase on the black market.
One drug dealer in Liverpool was offering black market Valium for sale for $4.98 (£3) per pill. The dealer had a pack of 50 Valium tablets.
Another dealer based in Manchester was offering 10mg pills of Valium for $3.32 (£2) per pill.
: Scott Hesketh, “Investigation: Drug dealers cash in on £3 a pill Valium black market,” Daily Star, April 6, 2014.