Illegal Drug Users in Europe in 2009

According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, the following figures represent the number of users of illegal drugs in Europe as of 2009.
* 22.5 million people used a cannabis product such as marijuana in the European Union in 2008.
* 2 million people used amphetamines in the EU in 2008.
* 4 million people used cocaine in the EU in 2008.
* 1.4 million people used opiate products such as heroin in 2007 (last available year)

Prescription Drug Abuse by Teens in US

The following are facts provided by the Partnership for a Drug Free American regarding prescription drug abuse by teenagers in the United States. 2,500 teenagers use some sort of prescription drug to get high for the first time every day. More 12 and 17 year olds abuse prescription drugs than meth, ecstasy, crack/cocaine and heroin… Continue reading Prescription Drug Abuse by Teens in US