Garden City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) According to a new report by Wallet Hub Kansas has the second smallest drug problem in the country. The report compares the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 15 key metrics ranging from arrest and overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and meth-lab incidents per capita.
The only state with a smaller problem than Kansas is Idaho. Some of the other metrics used in the report include drug abuse and addiction, where Kansas ranked 43rd. Kansas ranked 16th in law enforcement rank and 50th in drug health issues and rehab. For more information on the study visit https://wallethub.com/edu/drug-use-by-state/35150/