Corpus ID: 28608819

Cannabis use among youth in the Netherlands.

  title={Cannabis use among youth in the Netherlands.},
  author={G. Sylbing and J. Persoon},
  journal={Bulletin on narcotics},
  volume={37 4},
A nation-wide survey of cannabis use, based on a representative sample of 1,306 young people in the 15-to-24 age group, carried out in the Netherlands in 1983, showed that cannabis had been used or tried by 12.2 per cent of the respondents (13 per cent males and 11 per cent females). These results, compared with the results of a study carried out by the Central Bureau of Statistics in 1979 and 1980, showed an increase in cannabis use. In the three largest cities, the percentage of cannabis… Expand
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