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U.S.Sees 30% Increase In Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths

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U.S.Sees 30% Increase In Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths

U.S.Sees 30% Increase In Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths

Methamphetamine overdose deaths in the United States are on the rise.

According to UPI, the deaths have increased nearly 30% from 2011 to 2018.

The highest number of overdose deaths was seen among American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Non-Hispanic Whites had the second-highest number of overdose deaths.

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that can be snorted, smoked, injected, or swallowed.


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