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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
OxyContin is highly expensive on the street: $80 for one pill.
For many heroin users, the inability to honestly earn enough money to meet their drug needs leads to crime.
In 2008, the specific drug categories with the largest number of recent initiates among persons aged 12 or older were marijuana use (2.2 million) and nonmedical use of pain relievers (2.2 million), followed by nonmedical use of tranquilizers (1.1 million), Ecstasy (0.9 million), inhalants (0.7 million), cocaine (0.7 million), and stimulants (0.6 million).
A survey of young adult and adolescent Ecstasy users found that 43 percent of those who reported ecstasy use could be classified as dependant to Ecstasy, as evidenced by continued use despite knowledge of physical or psychological harm, withdrawal effects, and tolerance (or diminished response).
Dilaudid is an analgesic narcotic with an addiction liability similar to that of morphine. It can be apparent in less than 15 minutes and remains in effect for more than 6 hours.
The effects of cocaine generally last about two hours.