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May 11, 2018 –  ABC News – If you’re worried about addiction killing people, you’re probably worried about drugs. But they pale in comparison to the deaths caused by two everyday addictions:  alcohol and tobacco. In 2015, alcohol and tobacco use, between them, cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability-adjusted life years. Illicit drugs cost tens of millions. Some sobering numbers: in 2015, 18% admitted to heavy alcohol use in “the past 30 days”, and 15% were daily tobacco smokers. But in drug use?  Over the prior year pot, amphetamine, opioid, and cocaine use came in at 4% of the adult population, with most of them  way under. European regions had the highest number of heavy drinkers and daily smokers…

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