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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  • NIDA for Teens
    The NIDA for Teens Web site helps educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.
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  • Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
    WHERE FAMILIES FIND ANSWERS. We work to reduce substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and engaging with teens.
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  • U S Food and Drug Administration Home Page
    Home Page for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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  • Consumer Updates
    Timely and easy-to-read articles for consumers covering FDA regulated products.
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