It's 4/20 and many want to legalize drugs - Here are some numbers
Based on United States population of 307 million in 2011...
The United States has 4% of the worlds population and consumes 65% of the worlds hard drugs.
Estimated 50% of crime in the United States is tied to drugs
Marijuana 16.7 million users
Cocaine 1.6 million users
Hallucinogens including extacy 1 million users
Pharmaceuticals abused by 16 million Americans
The substance abuse cost is over $200 billion per year in the United States
The cost to our society and future is incalculable.