Drugs Facts

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Chocolate contains a small amount of a marijuana-like chemical called anandamide -This directly affects the brain's pleasure center.

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Out of the top 30 100m sprint times, only 9 were run by athletes not associated with doping, all 9 are by Usain Bolt.

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The drug cocktail that allows AIDs patients to survive came along just months after Freddie Mercury died.

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Men were more than twice as likely to have used a new psychoactive substance in the last year (0.5% compared with 0.2%).

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Men were twice as likely as women to report using ecstasy (2.2% compared with 1.1%).

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Men were more than twice as likely to report using powder cocaine than women (3.7% compared with 1.6%).

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Men were nearly twice as likely as women to report using cannabis in the last year (9.5% compared with 4.8%).

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72% of the deaths related to drug poisoning and misuse were men.

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4.3% of all men are dependent on drugs, as compared to 1.9% of all women.

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The current drug overdose rate in the state of Alabama is 16.3 (per 100,000).

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