The cost of buying heroin on the street depends upon a number of different factors – including the type of heroin in question, how it was “cut” and processed, as well as the availability in public at that given time.
Generally, the following holds true about the cost of street heroin:
A heroin dependant individual who uses regularly and continually may pay $150 – $200 per day in order to support his or her habit.
Nationwide, in 2000, South American heroin ranged from $50,000 to $200,000 per kilogram. Southeast and Southwest Asian heroin ranged in price from $40,000 to $190,000 per kilogram. Wholesale-level prices for Mexican heroin were the lowest of any type, ranging from $13,200 to $175,000 per kilogram. The wide range in kilogram prices reflects variables such as buyer/seller relationships, quantities purchased, purchase frequencies, purity, and transportation costs.
Heroin is becoming more and more inexpensive and accessible within mainstream society; which represents a potentially huge health problem.
The ultimate cost of heroin addiction is the price that is paid concerning one's life. Heroin can cost you your family, friends, career and ultimately your life from heroin overdose. It can cost you legal problems and cost you pain and suffering.
If you or someone you know is having problems with heroin, Call us now or fill out the form below to speak with an addiction specialist about how to get help before it's too late.