Drug abuse is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves, others, and/or society.
Drug abuse of notably alcohol has existed for a long time. However, more recently, in particular during and after the 1960s counter-culture, many new drugs have become available and problematic.
More generally on immigration and illegal drugs, see Race and crime: Immigration and crime: Immigrants, drugs, and smuggling.
Drugs may be illegal and their abuse cause effects such as providing large income for organized crime in general.
Other drugs are legal prescription drugs, but with this abused on a large scale, and possibly also leading to illegal drug abuse. Recently, notably opioid abuse by Whites have been discussed. See the "External links" section.
There are various accusation against the Jewish Sassoon and Sackler families, as also discussed in the "External links" section.
- Immigration physical barriers - Also against drug smuggling.
- North American Free Trade Agreement
- Opium Wars
- White demographics: United States - On drug abuse as one of the negative factors.
- Opium Has Become The Opiate Of The Masses
- Opiates: “Death on the Prescription Plan”
- Profit From Pain: Who’s Behind America’s Opiate Epidemic?
- Opioids and the Crisis of the White Working Class