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. See also Prohibition and the "See also" links there regarding various less politically correct related topics.
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 have been claims of the opioid crisis having "peaked", but this has been criticized as death statistics improving due to better treatment of overdoses, but this not reflecting decreasing usage.
There are various accusation against the Jewish Sassoon and Sackler families, as also discussed in the "External links" section.
- Deaths of despair
- 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
- The Opioid Crisis Has Not Peaked
- The White Plague, Part I: An Empire of Death: The Rise of the House of Sackler
- The Opioid Crisis Has Not Peaked https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/02/the_opioid_crisis_has_not_peaked.html