The Rise in Meth and Cocaine Overdose, Explained

Article from Vox by German Lopez

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From the article:
"In the 1960s and ’70s, heroin was the big drug of public concern. In the 1980s, it was crack cocaine. In the 1990s and early 2000s, it was meth. Over the past decade and a half, opioid painkillers, heroin, and then fentanyl became the center of America’s drug problem.
It’s not clear if the next phase is here yet — opioids are still a huge problem — but the worry is stimulants will start to pick up if opioids plateau and fall."

This article discusses the rise in stimulant overdoses in response to the opioid epidemic.

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