In one year, drug overdoses killed more Americans than the entire Vietnam War did

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  1. Rastus

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    The official, more precise numbers will be available later in 2017 — once the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finishes tabulating and verifying reports from across the US.

    In the meantime, the Times contacted local and state agencies across the US to come up with a rough estimate. It calculated that 59,000 to 65,000 people died of overdoses last year, with a harder, but likely imprecise, number of 62,497.
    https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/6/6/15743986/opioid-epidemic-overdose-deaths-2016
     
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    This is a problem people’s efforts could actually show results.
    27 people were lost to the murderer in Florida. Each day 150 Americans are lost to this plague.
     
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    why hasn't Trump fixed this yet

    he hates people "peach um"

    the real problem is the American persons refusal to have and deal with pain. Thus they mask with drugs and as tolerance builds, more drugs
     
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    I thought it was always Obama's fault ?

    Those poor kids probably had guns to thier heads

    It's got to be one or the other
     
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    The drug abuse deaths are just another political football to kick around for the politicians. Heck, we aren't clamping down on the drugs we are making them more readily available. Anything for a vote.
     

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