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Drug Overdose Deaths Smashed Records Again In 2022

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2024
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Drug overdoses topped records again in 2022, new government data show.

Nearly 108,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2022, according to data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

A total of 107,941 people died from drug overdoses that year, about 1,200 more or 1% higher than those who died in 2021.

The number of overdose deaths has been rising for two decades, hitting new records nearly every year.

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