How Often US Teens Smoke Marijuana

in Substance Abuse

A 2012 report by the Partnership at Drug stated that 1.5 million teenagers in the United States smoked marijuana at least 20 times or more every month. The number of teens using marijuana increased by 80 percent from the organization’s previous report in 2008.

10 percent of teenagers also reported to abusing prescription pain reliever drugs, down from the 14 percent usage rate in 2010.

(Price of marijuana per gram.)

Source:  “Report: Frequent marijuana smoking up 80 percent among teens,” CBS News, Health Pop, May 2, 2012.

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