Friday, August 18, 2023

"Binge drinking, marijuana and hallucinogen use reach all-time highs, NIH says"

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From United Press International, August 17:

Cannabis and hallucinogen use, as well as binge drinking, among U.S. adults ages 35-50 reached a historic high in 2022, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.

"Past-year use of marijuana and hallucinogens by adults 35 to 50 years old continued a long-term upward trajectory to reach all-time highs in 2022, according to the Monitoring the Future (MTF) panel study, an annual survey of substance-use behaviors and attitudes of adults 19 to 60," the NIH said in a press release

The MTF survey has monitored the substance-use patterns of sample groups of Americans since 1975....