drug - "a medicine or substance that has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body."
The United States of America has a drug problem. A pharmaceutical drug problem. Over 66% of the population takes prescription medication on a daily basis. Those with chronic diseases are on an average of 9-13 drugs depending on age. Over 30 pharmaceutical companies are in the S&P 500, a list of the highest-grossing companies in the US. These numbers are unmatched by any other country and any other period of human history. We are the world's riches