Kevin M. Gray, MD

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

Articles

Marijuana Use, Withdrawal, and Craving in Adolescents

November 01, 2007

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States and worldwide. Initiation of use typically occurs during adolescence. The most recent epidemiological data indicate that in the United States, 42% of high school seniors have tried marijuana, 18% have used it in the past 30 days, and 5% use it daily.