In 1999, only 3 percent of U.S. counties had an annual drug death rate of more than ten people per 100,000. By 2008, 54 percent of counties did.
—Popular Science via Andrew Sullivan
- Overdosing In America (dish.andrewsullivan.com)
- Drug Overdoses Are Killing More Rural Americans Than Ever [MAPS] (businessinsider.com)
- Medical overdose epidemic takes deadly turn (wcpo.com)