Increase in Marijuana Use Seen in College Students, While Use of Opioids Declines

College students in the United States are using more marijuana than in previous years, according to a new study. Last year 38 percent of college students said they used marijuana in the past year, up from 30 percent in 2006.

Use of other drugs, including opioids and amphetamines, declined among college students,HealthDay reports. The findings come from the Monitoring the Future study, conducted by the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.

Full story of college students use of marijuana and opioids at

Published by

Will Savage

Quantum Units Continuing Education provides online CEU training's to licensed professional mental health therapists, counselors, social workers and nurses. Our blog provides updates in the field of news and research related to mental health and substance abuse treatment.