Topic: Partnership for a Drug-Free America
A new biography details Barack Obama's use of marijuana in high school and college, not unusual for a young man at that time. As president, Obama has taken a tougher line on drug use, including marijuana for medical reasons.
Although no official determination about his death has been made, the case is shining new light on the widespread abuse of doctor-prescribed drugs.
Teens can now get marijuana and prescription drugs more easily than last year. But drug usage is not up.
In two years, the state dropped from fifth to 39th in the use of the illegal drug. Its secret: good advertising.