Drugs Facts

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There's More to Addiction Than The Type of Drug Used.

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Kids Are More Likely to Get Illegal Drugs Than Cigarettes or Alcohol.

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There's A Heroin Clinic in Switzerland Where No One Has Died of Overdose.

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More than 85% of People Who Use Heroin Don't Become Addicts.

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Cocaine only cost $700/kg to produce, but sells in the US for $100/gram.

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In 1994, a 75-pound bag of cocaine fell out of a plane and landed in the middle of a Florida crime watch meeting.

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Cocaine can cause you to forget some of your memories.

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Children and teens who use alcohol and drugs are more likely to have a substance use disorder as adults.

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Nearly half of college students use illicit drugs.

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Study after study has found that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.

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42% of people in the U.S. have tried marijuana at least once.

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Only about 9% of marijuana users become clinically dependent, according to a study.

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