Market Barriers to the Development of Pharmacotherapies for the Treatment of Cocaine Abuse and Addiction: Final Report. Estimate of Cocaine Users in the U.S.
There are more than 2 million addicted or "heavy" cocaine users. Of these, as many as 800,000 to 900,000 may enter treatment at least once in a given year. On any given day, roughly 250,000 cocaine abusers are enrolled in treatment (i.e., who are at a residential facility or have been served at an ambulatory treatment center within the previous 30