“drug-war” Charts

Alcohol Named Most Destructive Drug in UK »

In an analysis of the relative harm of drugs in the UK, members of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 3663
Score: 8

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

The Drug War - Not So Hidden Racism »

African Americans are disproportionately incarcerated on drug related charges. Clearly the drug war is an instrument of, at least, institutional…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 174
Score: 2

Mexicans in Favor of Deploying Army to Fight Cartels »

When presented with the question of whether or not to deploy the army to combat the domestic threat of drug…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 26
Score: 2

Behind Bars: International Incarceration Rates »

This chart shows the 10 countries with the highest incarceration rates in the world. The United States has the highest…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 88
Score: 1

Mary Jane's Our Gal: Illicit Drug Availability by Region »

Certain drugs show significant variation in their availability throughout the US, methamphetamine is 2x more common in the Pacific and…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 101
Score: 1

American Guns Fueling MX Drug Cartels? »

70% of guns traced by the U.S. government used in Mexican crime between 2007 and 2011 originated from sales in…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 38

Alaskan Reefer Madness: Smoky Stats Worry MJ Enthusiasts »

In November 2014, Alaskans will vote on a ballot initiative to either end or continue marijuana prohibition. Support for ending…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 76

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

Mexicans Support Heavy US Support in Fighting Cartels »

In the name of fighting against the drug cartels that have ravaged the country with violence, Mexicans heavily support United…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 13

Drug Abuse Violation Arrests »

Possession of marijuana accounted for the largest percentage of arrests for drug abuse violations (43%). Sale/manufacturing of drugs only constituted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 150