Elevate Addiction Services – SLT
586 Glorene Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, USA California
• In the year of 2013, marijuana was the most commonly used illicit drug, with no less than 19.8 million current (past month) users. It was used by a staggering 80.6 percent of current illicit drug users. Nearly two thirds (64.7 percent) of current illicit drug users used only marijuana in the past month.
• The total number and overall percentage of the current non-medical users of tranquilizers in the year of 2013 (1.7 million or 0.6 percent) were lower than the estimates in the year of 2012 (2.1 million or 0.8 percent). The estimates jumped to 4 million in 2015.
• The total number and percentage of persons of the age of 12 or older who were current and non-medical users of stimulants in 2013 (1.4 million or 0.5 percent) were similar to those in 2012 (1.2 million or 0.5 percent), but were higher than the estimates in 2011 (970,000 or 0.4 percent). Stimulants are on the rise, with little likelihood of them going back down, especially with young adults.
• The numbers and overall percentages of persons of the age of 12 or older who were current users of hallucinogens in the year of 2013 (1.3 million or 0.5 percent) were similar to those in the year of 2012 (1.1 million or 0.4 percent) but were higher than in 2011 (1.0 million or 0.4 percent).