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Just like with most things, there is a geographic influence in the drug problem. Some states and some areas are more harshly affected than others are. In this article, we’ll explore some of the more harshly affected areas that have been severely influenced by substance abuse.
For most people, it’s no big surprise to learn that drug use and crime are inextricably linked. Understanding the reasons for this association is much harder. Harder still is breaking this pattern so an addicted person can build an enjoyable new, sober life.
Many arrests and seizures of illicit marijuana grows in Colorado prove that legalization has not eliminated the illicit trade for this drug.
Fatal motor vehicle crashes in Colorado involving at least one driver who tested positive for marijuana accounted for 4.5 percent in the first six months of 1994; this percentage increased to 10 percent in the last six months of 2011.