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Drugs and Alcohol

Thirty years ago, Gallup found fewer than one in two Americans (38%) favored the death penalty for persons convicted of dealing drugs but not of murder.

by Alyssa Davis

Nearly eight in 10 Americans prefer drug-free ways to treat their physical pain. More communication between doctors and patients about drug-free alternatives could help reduce deaths from prescription opioid abuse.

78% prefer to try nondrug ways to address their physical pain.

Social & Policy Issues