An article by Christopher Kent states that legal drugs/medication are a much bigger threat than illegal drugs. He states that while recreational drugs kill between 10-20,000 Americans each year medications kill over 100,000 of just hospital patients a year. One study cites that almost of 200,000 total people per year are killed from medication side effects. Another study states that 28% of all hospital admissions are because of medication side effects.
Read it at Mercola.com.