As Addictive As Drugs

There is an annoying trend in reporting to say things are “as addictive as crack/heroin/meth”. And it is almost certainly untrue when reporters write such things. Very few things are as addictive as meth, and most of such things are other drugs. Prescription pain killers, for example, really can be as addictive as heroin, using the same opiate receptors.

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