“drug-overdose” Charts

U.S. Marijuana Seizures by Location »

Of the 1,809,496 kilograms of marijuana seized in the U.S. in 2010, 1,545,138 (85.4%) were seized along the Southwest border.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 187
Score: 6

Alcohol-Drug Combination ED Visits »

In 2009, there were approximately 519,650 ED visits caused by users combining alcohol with one or more drugs. The most…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 87

Mexicans Report Fewer Gangs and Drugs »

According to a survey conducted by Gallup, surveyed Mexicans are increasingly less likely to report that gang activity or drug…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 72

Meth Lab Seizures by Region »

The Southeast region of the U.S. (as defined by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces) was a focal point…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 79

Marijuana Plant Eradication Increasing »

The number of marijuana plants being eradicated in the U.S. is increasing at a fast clip. In 2010, 10.3 million…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 73

Emergency Department Visits by Illicit Drug »

Cocaine causes the most emergency department visits of any illicit drug, garnering 422,896 ED visits by users in 2009. However,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 81

Prescription Painkiller Abuse: ED Visits for Women »

American women ages 25-34 are the most likely women to visit the emergency department due to prescription painkiller misuse or…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 254

Prescription Painkiller Overdose Deaths for Women »

Over the last decade, prescription painkiller overdose deaths have increased dramatically among women. Opioid overdose deaths have increased more than…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 156

Prescription Painkiller Overdose Deaths by Drug »

Methadone has the highest death rate among prescription painkillers, causing over 9 deaths per 100 kilograms of Methadone.

Kristina B.
by: Kristina B.
views: 207

Increased Abuse of Prescription Painkillers »

The prescription painkiller market is growing, but along with increased sales, there are also increased overdose deaths and substance abuse…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 93

Prescription Painkiller Overdose Deaths by Drug »

Methadone has the highest death rate among prescription painkillers, causing over 9 deaths per 100 kilograms of Methadone.

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 308