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Cannabis use falls among Dutch youth

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 16 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:655
  1. Tony Sheldon
  1. Utrecht

    Cannabis use among Dutch schoolchildren aged 10-18 years has fallen for the first time in 16 years, a national survey of risk behaviour among 10000 young people has shown.

    The school survey, carried out by Trimbos, the Netherlands Institute for Mental Health and Addiction (, showed that about one in five young people had used cannabis at some time in their lives but …

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