Statistics (I've got a lot of work to do on this one)
Sat, 24 Feb 2001, STUDY: EUROPEAN YOUTHS MORE LIKELY TO DRINK AND SMOKE; MORE DRUG USE IN U.S.
Feb 2001, Study
casts doubt on gateway theory Researchers say that today's young people
who use marijuana are not likely to become hard drug users when they get older, the
Associated Press reported Feb. 1.7
Shoveling Up: The
Impact of Substance Abuse on State Budgets. Great report from The National Center on
Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia
It shows why our efforts to reduce substance abuse are so flawed.
report details losses in drug fight But McCaffrey sees some positive
signs. In 1993, the report estimated
3.3 million hard-core cocaine users and 694,000 heroin addicts. The 1998
figures: 3.3 million cocaine addicts and 980,000 heroin addicts.
Sat, 17 Jun 2000, CDC
Says Teen Drug Use on Rise
Sept 99 US CA: Survey
by youths on the rise