Here are the ten most harmful drugs to users and others, according to science.

Are you into drugs? Oh dear! Why on Earth? Its harmful to your health, don’t you know? And even to the others around you? You need rehab? Whatever! If you’re not into drugs, or even if you know someone who into substances, chances are they are harming you than themselves — if you care to know. The influence of certain drugs are more harmful to non-consumers than the consumers of it. For instance, smoking. Do you need a crash course? Dear friends, here are the ten most harmful drugs on Earth, according to science.


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#10. Benzodiazepine

DrugBenzodiazepine;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 15 percent harmful (10 to users, less than 5 to others).

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Are you addicted to benzodiazepine?



#9. GHB

DrugGamma hydroxybutyrate;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 19 percent harmful (15 to users, less than 5 to others).

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Are you addicted to GHB?



#8. Cannabis

DrugTetrahydrocannabinol;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 20 percent harmful (13 to users, 7 to others).

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Are you addicted to cannabis?



#7. Amphetamine

DrugAmphetamine;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 23 percent harmful (20 to users, less than 5 to others).

Are you addicted to amphetamine?



#6. Tobacco

DrugTobacco;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 27 percent harmful (18 to users, 9 to others).

Are you addicted to tobacco?



#5. Cocaine

DrugCocaine;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 27 percent harmful (19 to users, 8 to others).

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Are you addicted to cocaine?



#4. Methamphetamine

DrugMethamphetamine;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 33 percent harmful (30 to users, less than 5 to others).

Are you addicted to methamphetamine?



#3. Crack Cocaine

DrugCrack Cocaine;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 54 percent harmful(35 to users, 19 to others).

Are you addicted to crack cocaine?



#2. Heroin

DrugHeroin

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 55 percent harmful (33 to users, 22 to others).

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Are you addicted to heroin?



#1. Alcohol

DrugAlcohol;

Addiction rate

Harmful effects: 72 percent harmful (27 to users, 45 to others).

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Are you addicted to alcohol?

What’s even more?

Ketamine (15), Methadone (14), Mephredrone (13), Butane (11), Khat (9), Anabolic Steroids (10), Ecstasy (9), Lysergic acid diethylamide (7), Buprenorphine (7), and Mushrooms (6), are the next ten harmful drugs to drug users.

Have you ever tried any of these drugs before?

Source: Lancet


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Written by: Nana Kwadwo, Mon, May 23, 2022.

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