The war on drugs has been raging for decades. There is no sign of victory, or even detente. Since 1969, the first year Gallup asked about illegal drug use, Americans have grown increasingly more concerned about the effects of drugs on young people — with good reason. Although they’re swamped with anti-drug messages, kids keep taking illegal drugs, and the drugs are getting more dangerous.
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