State with the Highest Drug Use in the US

A survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found that the US state of Vermont has the highest rate of illegal drug abuse in the country. 15 percent of residents of Vermont used an illicit drug within the past month when surveyed. In comparison, Utah had the lowest amount of drug use… Continue reading State with the Highest Drug Use in the US

Drug Purity Increases While Price Declined in the US

According to data from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, between 1990 to 2007 the price of illegal drugs sold in the United States went down while the purity and potency of the drug went up. In a study released by the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy in Canada, researchers found that law… Continue reading Drug Purity Increases While Price Declined in the US

Black Tar Heroin in Stanislaus County, California

According to user submitted information, a gram of black tar heroin in the Northern California county of Stanislaus sells for $40 to $70 per gram, depending on the purity of the heroin. The average purchase size of black tar heroin in the city is half a gram, which is sold for a flat rate of… Continue reading Black Tar Heroin in Stanislaus County, California

Heroin Addiction in Sri Lanka

An estimated 45,000 heroin users in Sri Lanka use around 763 kilograms of heroin each year, according to the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board. This averages out to over 2 kilos of heroin being consumed each day by drug abusers. In the capital of Colombo, there are an estimated 350 heroin dealers working within the city.