(CNBC) President Donald Trump during a Thursday news conference claimed the United States is becoming a "drug-infested nation."
"Drugs are becoming cheaper than candy bars. We're not going to let it happen any longer," Trump said.
It was not immediately clear which illicit substances Trump was referring to in the first solo press conference of his presidency.
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A quick, cursory search suggests a single candy bar costs about $1.50 in New York City, depending on the type.