Drug abuse creates a lot of negative consequences for people and also for the society. Many people are still using and abusing substances, although they know the harmful effect of it. Addiction to any substance can be cured, and staying out of it can last longer.

Almost 24 million Americans aged 12 or older have used illegal drugs. The most commonly used illicit drugs are marijuana, psychotherapeutic, cocaine, hallucinogens, heroin and inhalants. United States spent $300 Billion each year, which is enough end world hunger.

Economics of Drug Abuse