Illicit drug use is a major issue in the United States. Cocaine is a significant problem in New York, Ohio, Georgia, Alabama and Washington, D.C.. Similarly, marijuana has become more and more prominent in the states of Florida, Colorado, Louisiana, Washington, Hawaii, Texas, Indiana, among others.
Heroin addiction, in turn, has plagued many parts of New England. Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut boast frequent heroin citations, as do Maryland, Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Methamphetamine is often cited in California, Missouri , Iowa, Nebraska and Nevada.