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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Teen Drug Use

A national study confirms teen drug use trending in wrong direction: Marijuana, Ecstasy use up since 2008. After a decade of decline, a new study released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation indicates a dramatic increase of teen use of marijuana and Ecstasy. There was a 67% increase in the number of teens who admitted to using Ecstasy in the past year and a 22% increase in marijuana use. The study also describes alcohol consumption, as well as abuse of other drugs. For the full report, visit Teen Drug Use

For more information on teen drug use, visit the MedlinePlus Drugs and Young People page.


  1. This is really going bad. I am also shocked with it. New generation is totally destroy them life. In this time parents should take important steps.

  2. This is a serious problem and parents do need to take a more active role in their childrens' lives. There is so much peer pressure facing teens that they very often give in and try things they shouldn't.