Using data from the University of Michigan's 2008 Monitoring the Future study, this chart shows the sharp decline in teen drug use since 2001. Bulleted are specific trends in illicit drug use over that time period, in particular marijuana.
Using data collected by the Department of Health and Human Services's National Survey on Drug Use and Health, this chart displays the number of new users for specific illicit drugs in 2007. Notice that there are more new abusers of pain relievers than there are new marijuana users.
Published by the University of Michigan's 2007 Monitoring the Future study, this chart shows the trend in abuse for OxyContin and Vicodin holding steady or increasing since 2002.