Teenage Drug Use in the United States Between 2008 to 2010

Between 2008 and 2010, teenagers in the United States who have used marijuana within the past year increased from 32 percent to 39 percent. Teenagers who used ecstasy within the past year between 2008 and 2010 also increased from 6 percent to 10 percent.

Source: Wendell Marsh, “Teen substance abuse on rise over past 3 years: study,” Reuters, April 6, 2011.