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SOME OF THE TRAGIC TOLLS OF ADDICTIVE DRUG ABUSE:
Over 200,000 deaths each year.
Costs of US$181 billion each year in the United States, US$33 billion in the UK.
Lifetime cost of current drug addiction amounts to US$575 billion in the UK.

HARMFUL EFFECTS:
  • Brain damage
  • Stroke
  • Heart Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Emphysema
  • Cancer
  • Depression
  • Suicide
  • Permanent memory loss
  • Mental illness
  • Higher infant mortality
  • Increased crime and violence
  • Impotence
CRIME AND VIOLENCE
  • Illegal drugs are a factor in 50% of burglaries in the United Kingdom each year.
  • In the US, 60% of people arrested each year have been taking illegal drugs.
  • Six hundred fifty heroin addicts in the US committed 70,000 crimes in a three-month period.
SOCIAL COSTS
  • US businesses lose US$100 billion per year due to employees’ drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Australians pay US$53 billion per year for health care, law enforcement and lost productivity of drug users.
DEATH
  • 52 people die each day due to drugs in the US.
  • In Canada, substance abuse is attributed to 21 percent of total deaths and 23 percent of potential life years lost due to early mortalities.

PLUS MORE…

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Senior UN official highlights counter-narcotics efforts on visit to Iran - 21 Jul 2011
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Illegal drug users in Russia to be charged with a criminal offense. - 4 May 2011
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US company voluntarily discontinues manufacture of lethal injection drug - 25 Jan 2011
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Colombian farmers grow wholesome crops instead of cocaine - 24 Jan 2011
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A school in Ukraine assists youth in overcoming drug addictions through natural living - 21 Nov 2010
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Afghans growing saffron instead of opium - 11 Nov 2010
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California voters reject legalization of marijuana - 06 Nov 2010
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Poland cracks down on designer drugs - 11 Oct 2010
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Media beneficial in helping deter youth from illegal drug use - 2 Oct 2010
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Dangerous drug residues found in Spanish wetlands - 26 Sep 2010
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Illegal drug use linked to brain damage even in young people - 26 Sep 2010
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Swedish researchers discover new drug user test. - 22 May 2010
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Cocaine; inducing fatal diseases – 28 Dec 2009
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Drug plant takes precious water and controls lives - 23 Dec 2009
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Study shows cannabis more detrimental to teens than previously known – 23 Dec 2009
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Ministers of Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan work to reduce narcotics - 1 Nov 2009
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New Zealand government amends drugged driving law - 1 Nov 2009
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Russian President calls for action against drugs - 11 Sep 2009
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New Zealand to increase drug treatment units in prisons - 8 Aug 2009
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SOME BENEFITS OF DRUG ABSTINENCE & TREATMENT
 
Achieve Peace, Happiness, and Spiritual Wisdom by Refraining from Drugs - *A compilation of Supreme Master Ching Hai's lectures
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The United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse - A Global Problem & Solutions
Part 1
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Part 2
 
Addictive Drugs – The Deadly Trap
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The Dangers of Drugs Excerpts of Supreme Master Ching Hai's Lectures
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The United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse
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