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Addiction and Substance Abuse

What is the Most Common Drug Used by Teens?

05/17/2005

Question:

What is the most common drug used by teens?

Answer:

According to the 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health:

So,in terms of legal drugs, alcohol was the most commonly used. In terms of illicit drugs, marijuana was the most commonly used.

Related Resources:

2003 National Survey on Drug Use & Health

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Response by:

Christina M Delos Reyes, MD Christina M Delos Reyes, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University