20 Most Drug Addicted Cities in America

15. Odessa, TX

With a population of just less than 100,000 people, Odessa is currently the 29th largest city in the big state of Texas. Yet again, as with other places in Texas, the drug situation here is dire. In Odessa, 8% of the city’s population has developed an opioid addiction, a figure quite in line with the nearby cities listed.

Billy Hathorn / Own Work

Billy Hathorn / Own Work



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