This report presents findings from the 1593 youth who participated in the 4th Wave of BASUS (April to June 2011). The results of the second year of our study indicate that a certain proportion of Grade 8 and 9 students in the BASUS study were starting to experiment with drugs or alcohol. Approximately 11% had tried smoking, 45% had tried alcohol, and just over 17% had tried marijuana.
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