U.S. Seniors Trade Tobacco for Weed

Drug News

The National Institute on Drug Abuse released its new survey of teen drug use today, with a remarkable finding: More high school seniors were smoking pot in 2010 than cigarettes.

For 12th-graders, declines in cigarette use accompanied by recent increases in marijuana use have put marijuana ahead of cigarette smoking by some measures. In 2010, 21.4 percent of high school seniors used marijuana in the past 30 days, while 19.2 percent smoked cigarettes.

Read more: http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2010/12/14/u-s-high-school-seniors-trade-their-tobacco-for-weed/#ixzz186zGJcPQ