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The Market Behind Drug Abuse | Help Care Addiction Recovery

THE MARKET BEHIND DRUG ABUSE 23.9 mlion 1 Americans aged 12 or older have used illegal drugs or 9.2%of the population Most commonly used illicit drugs 18.9 The increase mostly reflects a recent rise in the use of marijuana, the most commonly used illicit drug. 20 15 10 6.8 5 In 2012, there were 18.9 million current users aged 12 and older 1.6 1.1 О.5 О.3 THE AVERAGE PRICE OF DRUGS TODAY Prescription Heroin Marijuana Cocaine Hallucinogen $5 - $80 $10 - $25 $8 - $25 $45 - $ 16O $150 per pill per dose per gram per gram From 2000 to 2010, americans spent $ $ 2$ $11 Billion on Heroin U.S. government spends between $40 billion and $50 billion each year fighting the war on drugs 2$ $18 Billion on Meth Every 19 seconds, $ $$ $34 Billion on Marijauna someone is arrested for violating drug laws 19 seconds $ $$ $ $38 Billion on Cocaine Law enforcement made more arrests for drug $100 Billion in total abuse violations than any other offense in 2009 COST TO ECONOMY $11,416,232,000 Health Productivity Crime $61,376,694,000 $120,304,004,000 Crime Criminal Justice System Criminal Victim 56,373,254,000 1,455,555,000 3,547,885,000 Other Health Specialty Treatment Hospital and Emergency Department Insurance Administration Other 3,723,338,000 5,697,186,000 544,000 1,995,164,000 Productivity Labor Participation Specialty Treatment (State) Specialty Treatment (Federal) Hospitalization Incarceration Premature Mortality 49,237,777,000 2,828,207,000 44,830,000 287,260,000 48,121,949,000 19,783,981,000 TOTAL COSTS $193,096,930,000 Cost to Economy Spent on Drugs $200 Billion + $100 Billion United States spent $300 BILLION cach which is enough to... year END WORLD HUNGER Sources http://heroin.net/about/how-much-does-heroin-cost/ http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/nationwide-trends https://www.ncjrs.gov/ondcppubs/publications/pdf/economic_costs.pdf http://www.12keysrehab.com/blog/the-economics-of-drug-abuse-infographic http://www.drugabuse.gov http://www.whitehouse.gov Help Care Addiction Recovery http://addictioncareservices.com (646) 930-7325 Inhalants Heroin Hallucinogens Cocair Psychotherapeutics Marijuana Numbers in Million %24

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Almost 24 million Americans aged 12 or older have used illegal drugs. The most commonly used illicit drugs are marijuana, psychotherapeutic, cocaine, hallucinogens, heroin and inhalants. United States...

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