Street drugs, also known as illicit drugs, are those drugs or medications illegally bought, sold, and consumed. Street drugs more specifically refer to those drugs which are not in prescription form and have been manufactured without regulation. Examples of street drugs include heroin, cocaine, meth, ecstasy, and many more. They pose extreme health risks, and many are very addictive. According to a 2018 survey, 31.9 million people aged 12 or older in the United States were "current users" of some kind of illicit drug.
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