GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Teen Drug Abuse Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"Around 2% of 10th graders reported using methamphetamine in the past year."

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"Teen abuse of over-the-counter cough and cold medications has been minimized to 4% in recent surveys."

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"Nearly 5% of high school seniors have used tranquilizers non-medically."

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"Use of synthetic drugs such as K2/Spice among teens has significantly declined in recent years."

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"Alcohol use among teenagers has declined to 30% for past-month use among 12th graders."

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"Nearly 12% of high school seniors reported using illicit drugs other than marijuana in the past year."

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"Around 5% of 8th graders reported using inhalants in the past year."

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"The prevalence of daily marijuana use among high school seniors has reached around 6%."

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"Approximately 6% of high school seniors reported non-medical use of any prescription psychotherapeutic drug."

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"Around 7% of teenagers misused prescription drugs in the past year."

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"Around 6% of 10th graders reported misusing prescription stimulants in the past year."

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"Approximately 20% of high school seniors in the U.S. reported using marijuana in the last 30 days."

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"Teen heroin use has remained low, with less than 1% reporting past-year use."

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"About 3% of 12th graders reported using cocaine in the past year."

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"Approximately 4% of high school seniors reported using MDMA (Ecstasy) in the past year."

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"About 3% of 8th graders reported using hallucinogens in their lifetime."

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"Adolescents engaging in binge drinking (5 or more drinks in a row) have reduced to 14% among high school seniors."

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"LSD use among 12th graders has remained steady at around 4% in the past year."

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"The rate of vaping marijuana among high school seniors is nearly 14%."

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"About 2% of 8th graders reported misusing prescription opioids in the last year."

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