From the May 1971 magazine.

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Youth Stays Loyal to the Oldest Mood-Changer

Alcohol was the most commonly used drug in a sample of 7,000 students from 10 undergraduate and three graduate campuses of a state university. Over 90% of the students surveyed used alcohol, reported Doris H. Milman, MD, associate professor of Pediatric Psychiatry at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. The second most prevalent drug was marijuana, with which 33% of the undergraduates and 48% of the graduate students have had some experience. The survey showed a positive association between illicit drug usage and the use of alcohol for intoxication, as well as a positive association between cigarette smoking and illicit drug usage.

-- Physician's Alcohol Newsletter

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