1 in 4 deaths are drug or alcohol related. Drug overdoses kill more people than cars, guns and falling. Every 20 minutes, 1 person dies in America as a result of a fatal overdose of illicit or prescription drugs. Nearly 1/3 of those deaths are because acohol was mixed with drugs.
Many countries still do not have a needle and syringe programme or opioid substitution therapy proven measures for reducing the spread of blood-borne infections, including HIV and hepatitis C, among people who inject drugs. 75% of people who inject drugs live in middle-income countries, and 40% of new HIV infections in these countries are related to unsafe injecting. Now we take a look on 10 most deadliest street drugs in the world.