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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
The number of past month methamphetamine users decreased by over half between 2006 and 2008. The numbers were 731,000 in 2006, 529,000 in 2007, and 314,000 in 2008.
In most cases, a person whose only crime is marijuana possession does not go to prison.
A majority of teens aged 12 to 17 reported that they disapprove of their peers using substances. In 2006, 89.1 percent of teens "strongly" or "somewhat" disapproved of their peers smoking one or more packs of cigarettes per day, and 82.8 percent strongly or somewhat disapproved of peers using marijuana or hashish once a month or more. These rates were higher than those reported in 2005 (88.2 and 81.4 percent, respectively). In 2006, 81.7 percent of teens strongly or somewhat disapproved of peers trying marijuana or hashish once or twice, and 86.4 percent of teens strongly or somewhat disapproved of peers having one or two drinks of an alcoholic beverage nearly every day. Both estimates were similar to those reported in 2005 (80.8 and 85.6 percent, respectively).
In 2006, adults aged 18 or older who were on parole or a supervised release from jail during the past year had higher rates of dependence on or abuse of a substance (36.9 percent) than their counterparts who were not on parole or supervised release during the past year (9.1 percent).
Marijuana may be mixed in food or brewed as a tea.
Diuretics such as alcohol exacerbate risks associated with using Ecstasy.