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High Cost of Heroin

High Cost of Heroin $ How heroin impacts the American economy 5.2 Billion In Criminal Activity 21.9 11.5 Billion Billion Overall Estimated In Productivity Impact Losses Heroin only accounts for 5% of substance abuse Over 80,000 incarcerated from only heroin use Almost l1,000 deaths annually from heroin use Over 500,000 cases of preventable diseases We need to RETHINK our strategy on drug policy 1. Petition Congress to change regressive drug policy Advocate for prevention and treatment instead of incarceration 2. 2 3 3. Rethink Petition Treat The Scary Fact? These Statistics Were Published in 1996

High Cost of Heroin

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This infographic culls research on the cost of heroin from the most recent study in 1997. Though it may seem outdated, the numbers tell a disturbing story. This drug cost billions before the heroin ep...

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