20 Most Drug Addicted Cities in America

5. Hickory, NC

The tree-lined streets of this North Carolinian gem that has a population of just around 40,000 people hide a dark secret. While the overall rate of prescriptions that are abused in Hickory is not as severe as the previous cities listed, the overall abuse rate is worse. According to the study, this abuse rate currently stands at 9.9%.

Tylerg / Own Work

Tylerg / Own Work



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