Monitoring the Future

  1. November 11, 2021

    Young adults report fewer sexual partners, higher abstention rate

    A number of behaviors in younger adults that increase risk for the transmission of HIV/AIDS have declined or changed between 2010 and 2020, according to the national Monitoring the Future study.

  2. September 9, 2021

    U.S. college students hit 40-year high for marijuana use

    Daily marijuana use among U.S. college students increased in 2020 to an all-time high over the past four decades, according to U-M’s annual national Monitoring the Future panel study.

  3. December 3, 2020

    Teen smoking, tobacco use drops as e-cig use grows

    Despite the increase in use of e-cigarettes among adolescents, cigarette and smokeless tobacco prevalence declined more rapidly between 2012 and 2019 than in previous periods, according to a new U-M study.

  4. September 15, 2020

    Dramatic increases in vaping marijuana, nicotine among young adults

    Vaping marijuana and vaping nicotine have increased dramatically among 19- to 22-year-olds, both more than doubling between 2017 and 2019, according to U-M’s annual national Monitoring the Future Panel Study.

  5. September 27, 2019

    U-M teams receive $25.5M for opioid-related prevention, treatment research

    As the nation continues to battle addiction and overdose related to opioids and other drugs, several teams of U-M researchers have received millions of dollars in new federal funding to address the issue head-on.

  6. September 5, 2019

    Marijuana use among U.S. college students hits 35-year high

    College students’ use of marijuana in 2018 was at the highest level seen in the past three-and-a-half decades, according to findings in U-M’s annual national Monitoring the Future study.

  7. September 5, 2018

    Marijuana use among U.S. college students remains at three-decade high

    College students’ use of marijuana was at the highest levels seen in the past three decades in 2016, and that trend remained true in 2017, the annual national Monitoring the Future Panel Study shows.

  8. April 12, 2018

    Study: Vaping’s potential public health benefits exceed risks

    The benefits of vaping to quit smoking far outweigh the health risks of youths moving from electronic to traditional cigarettes, a new U-M study says.

  9. September 8, 2017

    Marijuana use among college students at highest level in 30 years

    Marijuana use among U.S. college students in 2016 was at the highest level seen in the past three decades, according to the most recent Monitoring the Future follow-up study.

  10. April 20, 2017

    First-time marijuana use in college at highest level in three decades

    Levels of first-time marijuana use in college have increased sharply in the past three years to the highest levels recorded in the past three decades, U-M researchers have found.