In 2014, Mexican heroin accounted for 79 percent of the total weight of heroin analyzed under the HSP.
Rates of Opiate-based drug abuse have risen by over 80% in less than four years.
Used illicitly, stimulants can lead to delirium and paranoia.
At this time, medical professionals recommended amphetamine as a cure for a range of ailmentsalcohol hangover, narcolepsy, depression, weight reduction, hyperactivity in children, and vomiting associated with pregnancy.
Contrary to popular belief, Bath Salts do not cause cannibalistic behavior.
10 million people aged 12 or older reported driving under the influence of illicit drugs.
In 1906, Coca Cola removed Cocaine from the Coca leaves used to make its product.
Over 60% of teens report that drugs of some kind are kept, sold, and used at their school.
Medical consequences of chronic heroin injection abuse include scarred and/or collapsed veins, bacterial infections of the blood vessels and heart valves, abscesses (boils) and other soft-tissue infections, and liver or kidney disease.
Most people try heroin for the first time in their late teens or early 20s. Anyone can become addictedall races, genders, and ethnicities.
Nearly 40% of stimulant abusers first began using before the age of 18.
Cocaine gives the user a feeling of euphoria and energy that lasts approximately two hours.
Heroin stays in a person's system 1-10 days.
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