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The DEA states that drug abuse surveys have not monitored kratom use or abuse in the US, so its true demographic extent of use, abuse, addiction, or toxicity is not known. According to Susan Ash, founder, American Kratom Association, "kratom is a natural botanical product consumed by millions of Americans daily", but the exact numbers of kratom users are officially not known.
From medications used to lose weight to those which treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), stimulants are a popular drug of abuse. These include common names like Dexedrine, Ritalin, and Phentermine.
Bath salts are a synthetic drug that create a feeling of euphoria and are taken by injecting, snorting or smoking the substance. The effects can last for several hours, but users often re-dose and may stay up for several days. One of the main substances in bath salts, MDPV, was found to be nearly as addictive as methamphetamine.
Despite these laws, the late 19th century saw an increase in opiate consumption. This was due to the prescribing and dispensing of legal opiates by physicians and pharmacists to relieve painful menstruation . It is estimated that between 150,000 and 200,000 opiate addicts lived in the United States at the time, and a majority of these addicts were women. 
Medical Marijuana is legal in a majority of . states. However, it is still illegal under Federal Law. Choose your state below to view the marijuana laws of that state.
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