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 Cannabis Use Statistics from Other Countries

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MARIJUANA USE STATS: DUTCH YOUTH (ages 12-18)
Year ever used past month
1984 4.8% 2.3%
1988 8.0 3.1
1992 13.6 6.5
2000 9.3 6.5

MARIJUANA USE STATS: U.S. YOUTH (ages 12-17)
Year ever used past year past month
1969 4%    
1972 11%    
1985 23.6 - 12.0%
1988 17.4 - 6.4
1993 11.7 - 4.9
1997 44 - 24
[source] 1998 51 41 27
1999 34   (37.2 ?)
2000 40 - 21 (37.7 ?)
2001 21.9 ?    
2002 47 20.6 ?    
[source] 2003 46 36 24

*Not all stats have been verified.


OVERALL DRUG USE STATS: U.S. YOUTH (teens) [source]
Year ever used past year past month
1998
51 41 27
2003
[source]
46 36 24

 

RELATED LINKS:
Youth Cannabis Use In Europe
Percent of 15-16 tear olds reporting cannabis (marijuana or hashish) use 29 European countries  & Moscow 1999
The prevalence of illicit drug use in Europe
The prevalence of illicit drug use in the general population and in schools, as monitored by a number of different methods.
Charts and Graphs About the Drug War
U.S. Marijuana Arrests, Availability,and Use (PDF, 232k) (press release)
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