Young Czechs’ consumption of marijuana down slightly last year

The consumption of marijuana among young Czechs fell last year, according to a new report by the National Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Some 16.1 percent of those in the 16 to 34 age category told researchers they had consumed the country’s most commonly used illicit drug in 2011, down from 20 percent the year before. At the same time, the number of what are referred to as problem drug users grew slightly, the report found.

Author: Ian Willoughby