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Club drugs tend to be used by teenagers and young adults at bars, nightclubs, concerts, and parties. Club drugs include GHB, Rohypnol®, ketamine, and others. MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamine, and LSD (Acid), are considered club drugs and are covered in their individual drug summaries. Learn more

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Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs for 8th Graders, 10th Graders, and 12th Graders; 2013 (in percent)*
Drug Time Period 8th Graders 10th Graders 12th Graders
GHB Past Year - - 1.00
Ketamine Past Year - - 1.40
Rohypnol Lifetime 0.70 1.10 -
Past Year 0.40 0.60 0.90
Past Month 0.10 0.10 -

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