How many americans incarcerated for drug use?

Asked By: Melissa Shanahan
Date created: Fri, Jan 15, 2021 5:04 AM
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In 2016, about 200,000, under 16%, of the 1.3 million people in state jails, were serving time for drug offenses. 700,000 were incarcerated for violent offenses.
Answered By: Sheila Gleichner
Date created: Sat, Jan 16, 2021 7:07 AM

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More than 70,000 Americans died from drug-involved overdose in 2019, including illicit drugs and prescription opioids. The figure above is a bar and line graph showing the total number of U.S. drug overdose deaths involving any illicit or prescription opioid drug from 1999 to 2019.
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