One half million youth aged 12-14 (4.4% of all youth in that age group) used marijuana in the past year. 70.1% of these young people got it for free and 55.6% got it free from a friend! (https://nsduhwebesn.rti.org/respweb/homepage.cfm)  89% of Burr Ridge Middle School 8th graders have NOT used marijuana in the past year (tried it) of those who did, 57% said someone gave it to them (i.e.friend, sibling, parent w/o permission, other adult -not parent- w/permission)  (Illinois Youth Survey 2016)

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