Australia, New Zealand Top Illegal Drug Users List

by VR Sreeraman on  January 8, 2012 at 11:01 AM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News   - G J E 4
Australia and New Zealand has been ranked as the highest users of illegal drugs in the world. According to a study up to 15 per cent of 15 to 64-year-olds have used the drug at least once in the past year.
 Australia, New Zealand Top Illegal Drug Users List
Australia, New Zealand Top Illegal Drug Users List

The study also found that more than 200 million people in the world use illicit drugs, with those in wealthier countries most likely to abuse such substances.

Study co-author Louisa Degenhardt, of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre in Australia, said the popularity of illicit drugs was linked to cost and supply.

"There's more that we need to understand about that, but we think that, particularly for occasional users, if drug prices go up then their level of use goes down," the Herald Sun quoted Prof Degenhardt as saying.

The study is one of three in a series about addiction to be published in The Lancet.

Source: ANI

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it's really difficult to understand why people use illegal drugs. there is really a stupidity that these people are harboring within their mind.
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