US Teens Say No to Drugs

The 2007 “Monitoring the Future” annual report on drug use among US teens, financed by the federal government and conducted by the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, shows a sharp drop since 2001 among eighth, tenth and twelfth graders. Reuters has an overview of the results here, and the White House has posted a fact sheet here. President Bush took a break from his daily duties–undermining the climate change conference at Bali, ducking questions about the destruction of CIA torture tapes–to read this prepared statement.

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