Published On: Oct 15 2013 11:42:14 AM CDTUpdated On: Jan 02 2014 09:10:48 AM CST
Vermont has the highest rate of illicit drug use in the country, with 15 percent of residents saying they've used within the past month, according to 2010-2011 surveys from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Using those figures, here are the 20 highest states in America:
20. Oklahoma (9.02 percent of residents reported using illicit drugs in the past month)
19. Connecticut (9.10 percent)
18. New York (9.29 percent)
17. Idaho (9.36 percent)
16. Arizona (9.52 percent)
15. Maine (9.60 percent)
14. Nevada (9.93 percent)
13. California (10.47 percent)
12. New Mexico (10.59 percent)
11. Michigan (10.71 percent)
10. New Hampshire (10.95 percent)
9. Massachusetts (11.55 percent)
8. Washington (11.92 percent)
7. Montana (12.04 percent)
6. Oregon (13.10 percent)
5. Colorado (13.39 percent)
4. District of Columbia (13.56 percent)
3. Alaska (13.65 percent)
2. Rhode Island (14.52 percent)
1. Vermont (15.29 percent)
Click here to see all of the state-by-state results from the 2010-2011 surveys from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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