Drug use among baby boomers is up, while use among teens is down, according to new government figures.
Wait, before you go…
Some moms and dads might want to take a lesson from their kids: Just say no.
The government reported Thursday that 4.4 percent of baby boomers ages 50 to 59 indicated that they had used illicit drugs in the past month. It marks the third consecutive yearly increase recorded for that age group by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Meanwhile, illicit drug use among young teens went down for the third consecutive year ? from 11.6 percent in 2002 to 9.9 percent in 2005.
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