Dec 12, 2011

Drug Trade: Worrisome Uptick in Crack Consumption in Mexico

Fox News Latino: "Drug rehabilitation professionals in Mexico report a worrisome uptick in crack addiction, part of an overall trend of increased drug consumption in Mexico. A 2008 National Addictions Survey showed crack consumption, albeit still small relative to marijuana and alcohol use, was six times greater than in 2002.

At 0.59 percent, the percentage of people who reported having consumed crack was higher than the reported incidence of heroin, amphetamines and methamphetamines. Cocaine consumption (the statistics for which include crack, as well) doubled over the same period, to 2.4 percent of the population." read more

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