Statistics of Marijuana Usage Among School Going Teenagers

Usage of Marijuana is dangerous and the addiction becomes much more dangerous than the usage. It is a threatening dilemma case. It becomes an extremely hard situation for not only the addicted but also for people who care about them.

One can find a increase in the number of people who are joining the rehabilitation centers to get themselves free from drugs, particularly Marijuana. One of the major users of Marijuana are school going children and the college students. About five million Americans are using Marijuana. According UN’s estimation around 141 million people around the world are using Marijuana, which is about 2.5% of the world’s population.

In 2009, the usage of Marijuana when compared to the other drug usage has been tilted up according to the Monitoring The Future (MTF) survey. In 2009, usage of Marijuana in the prior 12 months is 12 percent among the 8th graders, 27 percent among the 10th graders, and 22 percent of 12th graders.