Does Rhode Island’s drug problem have an oversize impact on your business?

ACCORDING TO WALLETHUB, Rhode Island has the eighth-worst drug problem among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. / COURTESY WALLETHUB
ACCORDING TO WALLETHUB, Rhode Island has the eighth-worst drug problem among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. / COURTESY WALLETHUB

A recent national ranking by WalletHub placed Rhode Island at No. 8 with the worst drug problem among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Among the negative findings were a high percentage of adults and children using illicit drugs as well as few of those needing medical treatment getting it. Throw in a very low arrest rate for drug offenses, and it would seem that the state is just trying to ignore the issue without treating it. Has this approach had a major impact on your business’s operations?

Does Rhode Island's drug problem have an oversize impact on your business?

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