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It has been discovered that most people who struggle with drug addiction began experimenting with drugs in their teens Williams 2011p1 In 2008 an estimated 222 million persons aged 12 or older were classified with substance dependence or abuse in the past Of these 31 million were classified with dependence on or abuse of both alcohol and illicit drugs 39 million were dependent on or abused illicit drugs but not alcohol and 152 million were dependent on or abused alcohol but not illicit drugsThe three main reasons why the drug abuse is increasing exists today are the society the increasing numbers of drug dealer and easy way you can buy it First nowadays the society doesnt see the drugs use as a taboo Society over the past few decades has changed the way its members use drugs and how they respond to their use Williams 2011p1Some Hollywood stars are drug users and the people see them like an important person like Rihanna Kurt Cobain or Robert Downey Jr who are important people and can be considered an example for the new generations The society doesnt judge any more They see this issue like something normal and this is the biggest problem because all the people would see this activity like something normal Thats why the biggest increase Also the government helps decreasing the decreasing the punishment both vendors and consumers Fig1Drug dealer 2009 from httpdrugabusecomlibraryteen-drug-abuseAnother reason is the increasing numbers of drug dealer in the schools This activity stars because is an easy way to get money for teen Also the drug traffic in USA has been increasing USA is the main buyer of the Sinaloas cartel Lopez Doriga 2013 So we need to stop first the traffic to stop the use in high school because it is getting worst The percentage of teens who say they attend high schools with drug problems has increased from 44 percent to 61 percent since 2002 and
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