Huge an on-going general population survey of alcohol and illicit drug use among Canadians aged 15 years and older. (launched in April 2008)
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This new slant on first use of licit and illicit substances highlights interesting variations in monthly patterns, such as marijuana, alcohol and tobacco showing initiation highest in the US summer months of June and July.
The report gives the percentage of pupils age 11 to 15 who have ever smoked, tried alcohol or taken drugs and explores the attitudes and beliefs of school children towards smoking and drinking and from where and from whom children obtain cigarettes and alcohol. Relationships between smoking, drinking and drug use are explored along with the links between these and other factors such as age, gender, ethnicity and previous truancy or exclusion.
Following a decade of steady declines, a new national study released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation indicates that teen drug and alcohol use is headed in the wrong direction.
Global study on alcohol statistics and national policy responses.