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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Experiments with amphetamines have shown that animals, when given a free choice, will readily operate pumps that inject them with cocaine or amphetamine. Animals dependent on amphetamines will work hard to get more of the drug.
In 2008, 4.8 million people aged 12 or older used OxyContin for nonmedical use at least once during their lifetime.
The purer the heroin, the whiter the color. Variations in color result from the presence of impurities.
Not everyone who uses drugs or alcohol becomes addicted to them, but substance abuse can cause problems for individuals whether they are technically addicted or not. There are different levels of substance abuse, and all of them can be on some level, very dangerous.
The Cambria County Drug Task Force in Pennsylvania reported an increase in the number of pharmacy burglaries in the county is directly related to OxyContin abuse.
Studies show that fewer young people today see ?great risk? in using marijuana regularly.