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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
In 2007 2008, 42.8 percent of past year methamphetamine users aged 12 or older reported that they obtained the methamphetamine they used most recently from a friend or relative for free, lower than the 49.7 percent reported in 2006 2007. In contrast, the percentage of past year methamphetamine users who bought it from a friend or relative increased from 25.1 percent in 2006 2007 to 30.1 percent in 2007 2008. About one in five users (21.7 percent) in 2007 2008 bought the methamphetamine they used most recently from a drug dealer or other stranger, which was comparable with the rate for 2006 2007 (20.5 percent).
Studies have shown that heavy marijuana abusers have experienced that marijuana impaired several important measures of life achievement, including physical and mental health, cognitive abilities, social life, and career status.
Once an individual has moved from abusing Ativan and developed an addiction to the drug, they will often attempt to get multiple prescriptions from different doctors to support their addiction.
The medical uses of methamphetamine are very limited, and in most instances it is prescribed in much lower doses than those that would typically be abused.
Drug treatment does not absolutely need to be voluntary in order to be effective. Strong motivation can be a tremendous help in facilitating the treatment process. Sanctions or enticements from the family, employment setting, or criminal justice system can often help to significantly increase both treatment entry and retention rates.
The smoking rate for Asian young adults aged 18 to 25 fell from 25.7 percent in 2007 to 18.0 percent in 2008. The rates for Asian teens aged 12 to 17 and adults aged 26 or older held steady between 2007 and 2008 (3.4 to 3.8 percent for teens and 13.5 to 11.8 percent for adults, respectively).