Drug Addicted, Anti-Drug State

22 million Americans used illegal drugs  — 6.8% of population

  • 17 million used marijuana — 5.3% of population
  • 7 million used psychotherapeutic drugs — 2.2% of population
  • 1.2 million used cocaine — 0.3% of population
  • 0.1 million used meth– 0.03% of population

0.5 million are in prison for drug crimes– up 1000% in the last 25 years.


221.2 million Americans are on a prescription drug–  70% of the population

In 2011 4.02 billion prescriptions were written, which comes to nearly 13 per person.

  • 23 million use Levothyroxine for Thyroid problems  —  7.2% of population
  • 22.9 million use Rosuvastatin for Cholesterol problems —  7.2% of population
  • 19.3 million use the proton pump inhibitor Esomeprazole —  6.1% of the population
  • 17.5 million use Albuterol for asthma — 5.5% if the population
  • 15.5 million use Fluticasone the chronic pulmonary disease medication — 4.9% of the population

  • In 2007 Bristol Meyer paid out a settlement of $515 million for illegally promoting their antipsychotic drug Abilify to children and seniors.

From April 2013 to April 2014 Abilify was the highest selling drug at $6.9 billion.

  • In 2010 AstraZeneca paid out a settlement of $520 million for pushing doctors to improperly prescribe Seroquel and put patients at risk of death.
  • In 2007 Purdue Pharma paid out a settlement of $634 million for selling Oxycontin under a new name with the fraudulent implication that it was less addictive– but it was the same.
  • In a currently pending law suit Johnson & Johnson may pay out $2 billion for marketing Risperdal to children.
  • And in 2012 GlaxoSmithKline paid out $3 billion illegally marketing Paxil and Wellbutrin

ZERO pharmaceutical executives have gone to prison for drug crimes. 


Here is your life in DRUG FREE AMERICA:

Between ages 0-11:

  • 49 doses of 14 different vaccinations
  • Penicillin  (3.7%)
  • Asthma and Allergy medications  (3.9%)
  • Bronchodialators (5.7%)

Between ages 12-19:

  • Antidepressants (4.8%)
  • Bronchodialators (5.4%)
  • ADD drugs  (6.1%)

Between ages 20-59:

  • Cholesterol lowering drugs (8.4%)
  • Pain relief drugs (10.1%)
  • Antidepressants (10.8%)

Age 60 and up:

  • High blood pressure medicine (19.9%)
  • Beta-blockers (26.4%)
  • Cholesterol lowering drugs (44.9%)

THIS IS YOUR COUNTRY AND THIS IS YOUR COUNTRY ON DRUGS…  ANY QUESTIONS?

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