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Teens and drug experimentation

16 February 2021

Professor Emla Fitzsimons and Dr Aase Villadsen's analysis of Millennium Cohort Study data finds almost a third of 17-year-olds have tried cannabis and one in 10 have tried harder drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy and ketamine.

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