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Drug-use Disorders Affect 29M Worldwide, UN Report Says

About a quarter of a billion people between the ages of 15 and 64 used at least one illicit drug in 2014, a U.N. report issued Thursday said. That's about one in 20 adults, or the equivalent of the populations of France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom combined, said this year's World Drug Report from the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The U.N. also said that although drug-related mortality has remained relatively stable in recent years, about 207,000 deaths were...

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