During the calendar year
During the calendar year the police will make 260 drug related arrests and 200 driving under the influence arrests.
In 2006 over 2,546,000 people underwent treatment for an alcohol addiction according to SAMSHA. 1,229,000 people entered treatment for a marijuana addiction. 934,000 people entered an in-patient program during the 2006 calendar year for an addiction problem. Roughly 4,000,000 people entered one form of treatment for drug addiction in 2006. It is estimated that over 4,172,000 people over the age of 12 were dependent or abusing marijuana during the 2006 calendar year.
Over 50% of teens between the ages of 12 and 17 believe it would be fairly easy to obtain marijuana if they wanted to. One in four believes they could fairly easily obtain cocaine if they wanted to.