More People Abuse Prescription Drugs in US Than Other Drugs

in Substance Abuse

According to the International Narcotics Control Board, the amount of Americans who abuse prescription drugs is greater than the number of people who abuse cocaine, heroin, ecstasy and inhalants combined.

Source:  Duncan Campbell, “International drugs body calls for global action as internet dealing rises to ‘alarming’ levels,” Guardian, February 19, 2009.

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