March 2011 Reports on a study of Latino and African-American smokers of menthol cigarettes who did not benefit as much from a month-long smoking cessation program as smokers of non-menthol cigarettes.
Reports 2010 rates of marijuana use among 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students, noting that daily use increased by more than 10 percent in all three grades since the 2009 survey. Also reports a rise in ecstasy use.
Reports 2010 rates of cigarette smoking among eighth girls, providing historical data and racial and ethnic differences.
December 2010 Discusses rates of substance use or abuse among mothers with at-home children and the factors that may contribute to the abuse.
December 2010 Reports on a study of close to 400 Washington State men that found that those who use marijuana may increase their risk for developing testicular cancer.
Reports on 2009 data indicating a rise in drug abuse in the United States and the factors that may have contributed to this increase.
Discusses 2009 prevalence rates of cigarette, alcohol, prescription drug, and illicit drug use among adolescents and discusses trends in use over time.
April 2010 Reports trends in onset of injection drug use to infection with hepatitis C virus in developed countries and notes the influence of prevention efforts.
April 2010 Reports teen drug abuse based on 2006-2007 data from a national survey on drug use and health and compares differences by gender.
Compares data on substance abuse and sexual risk among college students and their peers who do not attend college.