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Teen Marijuana Use Rises As Alcohol Use Drops

(1/1/2013)

The Associated Press
December 14, 2011

More U.S. teens are using marijuana and see it as less of a risk, while their alcohol use has slipped to historic lows, according to an annual national survey of drug use released Wednesday. The findings are based on an annual survey of 47,000 teens conducted by the University of Michigan for the National Institute on Drug Abuse. One of every 15 high-school seniors reported smoking marijuana on a daily or near daily basis, the highest rate since 1981.

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