Teen Drug Use Up, Alcohol Use Down

Teen Drug Use Up, Alcohol Use Down

WASHINGTON — America's teens are using more marijuana and less alcohol, according to an annual government study of eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders across the country.Some 6.1 percent of high-school seniors reported using marijuana this year, up from 5.2 percent in 2009, according to the Monitoring the Future survey released by the National Institutes of Health.Read More... More on Addiction & Recovery

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