12th grade dropouts have higher rates of cigarette, alcohol and illicit drug use, U.S. study finds

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Youth in the 12th grade age range (ages 16 to 18) who have dropped out of school prior to graduating are more likely than their counterparts to be current users of cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana and other illicit drugs, according to a new U.S. report.

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