There was a decrease in excessive drinking across all age groups from 1999 to 2011, yet illicit drug use has seen a startling increase across every age group except 35-44 year olds. Paired with an increase in healthy habits such as exercise, the reduction in alcoholic consumption stands in stark contrast to its illegal counterpart in this review. Read more to discover further work that might shed light on the Sightlines findings.
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PERCENT OF AMERICANS DRINKING EXCESSIVELY
PERCENT OF AMERICANS USING ILLICIT DRUGS