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Arrest Table

Arrests for Drug Abuse Violations

Percent Distribution by Region, 2011

Drug abuse violations United
States
total
Northeast Midwest South West
Total1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Sale/Manufacturing: Total 18.2 21.8 19.4 17.3 16.6
Heroin or cocaine and their derivatives 6.3 11.5 4.3 5.8 4.8
Marijuana 6.2 6.5 9.2 5.0 5.7
Synthetic or manufactured drugs 1.8 1.6 1.4 3.0 0.6
Other dangerous nonnarcotic drugs 4.0 2.2 4.4 3.4 5.6
Possession: Total 81.8 78.2 80.6 82.7 83.4
Heroin or cocaine and their derivatives 16.7 16.6 10.4 14.4 23.9
Marijuana 43.3 48.5 52.1 51.3 23.5
Synthetic or manufactured drugs 4.6 3.2 4.8 6.0 3.4
Other dangerous nonnarcotic drugs 17.2 9.9 13.3 11.1 32.6
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.