Monitoring the Future

  1. December 16, 2014

    Alcohol, cigarette use, number of illicit drugs declines among teens

    A survey of students in U.S. middle schools and high schools shows alcohol and cigarette use are at their lowest points since 1975, and use of a number of illicit drugs also show declines.

  2. December 16, 2014

    E-cigarettes surpass tobacco cigarettes among teens

    More teens are using e-cigarettes in 2014 than traditional, tobacco cigarettes or any other tobacco product, according to U-M’s Monitoring the Future study.

  3. December 18, 2013

    Study indicates teens more cautious about using synthetic drugs

    The use of synthetic marijuana by the nation’s teens dropped substantially this year, and a sharply increasing proportion of them see great risk in using so-called “bath salts,” according to the annual Monitoring the Future study.

  4. December 18, 2013

    Teen smoking continues to decline in 2013, annual survey shows

    Smoking among teens in grades eight, 10 and 12 continued to decline in 2013, the annual Monitoring the Future survey shows.

    • 44 percent of adults worry e-cigarettes will encourage kids to start smoking tobacco, a new UMHS poll shows.