Crack Consumption Raises Concern in Brazil

By Geraldine Cook
October 25, 2012

Currently, Brazil is first in the global rankings for crack consumption, with approximately 1.2 million users, according to recent research conducted by the Federal University of São Paulo (UNESP). According to estimates from the Brazilian House of Representatives Security Commission and the Federal Police, an average of one ton of drugs is consumed daily, generating close to 10 million dollars per day.