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Posts tagged info

Jun 3 '13
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Megaregions of the U.S.

Megaregions of the U.S.

May 27 '13
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Cocaine Value Chain

Cocaine Value Chain

Oct 22 '12
Corporate Profits Go Parabolic

Corporate Profits Go Parabolic

Sep 4 '12
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The television needs to go the way of the beeper already

The television needs to go the way of the beeper already

Jul 13 '12


The mortality rates from unintentional drug overdose (not including alcohol) have risen steadily since the early 1970s, and over the past ten years they have reached historic highs.  Rates are currently 4 to 5 times higher than the rates during the “black tar” heroin epidemic in the mid-1970s and more than twice what they were during the peak years of crack cocaine in the early 1990s.

The rate shown for 2005 translates into 22,400 unintentional and intentional drug overdose deaths.  To put this in context, just over 17,000 homicides occurred in 2005. The number of drug overdose deaths does not yet exceed the number of motor vehicle crash deaths overall, but for the first time more people in the 45-54 age group now die of drug overdoses than from traffic crashes.

The mortality rates from unintentional drug overdose (not including alcohol) have risen steadily since the early 1970s, and over the past ten years they have reached historic highs.  Rates are currently 4 to 5 times higher than the rates during the “black tar” heroin epidemic in the mid-1970s and more than twice what they were during the peak years of crack cocaine in the early 1990s.

The rate shown for 2005 translates into 22,400 unintentional and intentional drug overdose deaths.  To put this in context, just over 17,000 homicides occurred in 2005. The number of drug overdose deaths does not yet exceed the number of motor vehicle crash deaths overall, but for the first time more people in the 45-54 age group now die of drug overdoses than from traffic crashes.

Jul 13 '12
dustyshirts:

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Just thought I’d add that many who OD on Opioids are old people on pain meds who take too many on accident. Here’s some more info on drug overdoses if you’re curious.

dustyshirts:

how to sell

Just thought I’d add that many who OD on Opioids are old people on pain meds who take too many on accident. Here’s some more info on drug overdoses if you’re curious.