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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
New isolated field reports indicate new groups of cocaine users: teenagers smoking crack with marijuana in some cities and Hispanic crack users in Texas; and in the Atlanta area, middle-class suburban users of cocaine hydrochloride and female crack users in their thirties with no prior drug history.
The average potency of marijuana has more than doubled since 1998.
As cocaine passes through many hands from the importer to the user, it is usually diluted ("cut" or "stepped on") at each stage of distribution to increase each dealer's profit. The final product can be from 1% to 95% pure.
Meth is often used illegally for weight loss and to maintain alertness, focus, motivation, and mental clarity for extended periods of time, and for recreational purposes.
Many prescription pills can appear to be identical looking, but depending on the drug and the dosage, the effects can vary greatly from mild to lethal.
In 2006, an estimated 30.4 million adults had at least one MDE in their lifetime (13.9 percent of persons aged 18 or older). The rate was 15.0 percent among persons aged 18 to 25, 15.9 percent among persons aged 26 to 49, and 11.1 percent among persons aged 50 or older.