Every day, about 1,600 people under the age of 18 try their first cigarette, and nearly 200 of them become daily cigarette smokers.
Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths annually, including 41,000 deaths attributed to complications from secondhand smoke.
The current drug overdose rate in the state of Alabama is 16.3 (per 100,000).
Crystal/ice continued to be the main form of methamphetamines used in 2016 (57% in 2016; up from 22% in 2010 and 50% in 2013). There was a significant decline in recent meth/amphetamine users who used powder as their main form (from 29% in 2013 to 20% in 2016).
About 1 in 20 Australians had misused pharmaceuticals in 2016 (4.8%).
Declines were seen in 2016 in recent use of some illegal drugs including meth/amphetamines (from 2.1% to 1.4%), hallucinogens (1.3% to 1.0%), and synthetic cannabinoids (1.2% to 0.3%).
Middlemen might absorb any potential savings – not patients. Drug importation would require enormous amounts of resources for law enforcement and the FDA.
Importing medicines from countries like Canada wouldn't guarantee lower costs for pa-tients in the United States.Legislation allowing foreign drugs into the United States would be a boon to wholesalers and other middlemen who could then mark up prices.
In 2017, 90% of the cocaine in the USA seized by the DEA was cut with the pet dewormer drug levamisole. One of the many awful side effects of the dewormer is skin rot.
When William Leonard Pickard was arrested, the world's acid supply decreased by 90%. WILLIAM LEONARD' PICKARD.