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Teen Marijuana Use Increases, Especially Among Eighth Graders

(12/21/2010)

NIDA's Monitoring the Future Survey shows increases in Ecstasy use and continued high levels of prescription drug abuse

National Institutes of Health Press Office
December 14, 2010

Fueled by increases in marijuana use, the rate of eighth-graders saying they have used an illicit drug in the past year jumped to 16 percent, up from last year's 14.5 percent, with daily marijuana use up in all grades surveyed, according to the 2010 Monitoring the Future Survey (MTF).

Read the full NIH Press Release: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2010/nida-14.htm


Keywords: teen, marijuana use, eighth graders



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