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National Adolescent Drug Trends in 2017

[ 14 Dec 2017 ]

Tables summarizing estimates for the drugs discussed below, as well as additional drugs, are here: The findings summarized here will be published by the end of April in a forthcoming volume. Marijuana Use Edges Upward ANN ARBOR—Marijuana use among…

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Consumers more certain about positive prospects

[ 22 Nov 2017 ]

ANN ARBOR—Consumer sentiment was slightly below last month’s decade high, but has remained in the narrow positive range it has traveled since the start of the year, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. What has recently changed…