Statistics about the Widespread Opioid Use in the United States
On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | March 23, 2021
- According to experts, a serious opioid epidemic exists in the United States. In 2019, approximately 10.1 million Americans “aged 12 and older misused opioids”
- There were 67,367 overdose deaths in the United States in 2018
- In 2016 and 2017, “more than 130 people died every day from opioid-related drug overdoses”
If you face charges of possession or distribution of illegal substances, you must contact experienced legal counsel. At J. Kippa Law LLC we understand the complexity of drug crimes, and what steps are necessary in order to obtain the best outcome possible for clients.