Americans spend an estimated $100 billion annually to purchase illegal cocaine, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine, according to the Obama Administration. Between 2000 and 2010, people in the United State spent probably $1 trillion on those four illicit drugs alone, researchers say.
While spending through the decade remain steady, the study found a shift away from cocaine use and toward more marijuana use. Read More...
Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those around them. The following self-assessment tests can help you determine whether or not it may be time to get help.
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With drugged driving a growing problem and more employers beginning to test for drug use, the length of time a drug will remain detectable in a person's system has become important information for everyone involved. The problem is there are many variables that can affect how long some drugs stay in the system, making exact timetables impossible. See details...
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On Jeffrey writes, "November 7, 2009 I decided that I wanted to die. I was alienated from my wife (still am) because of a suicidal rage I was in a week prior because of excessive drinking. I drank all week and for some reason I decided that November 7 would be my last day on earth." Read more...
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