Illicit Drug Use Highest For Marijuana Last Year

Healio (10/2) reports, “Illicit drug use initiation was highest for marijuana in 2016, followed by prescription pain relievers, tranquilizers and stimulants,” researchers from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration found after analyzing “data from the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for individuals aged 12 years and older.”

Related Links:

— “Survey results shed light on substance use initiation trends,” Rachel N. Lipari, PhD, Healio, October 2, 2017.

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