Monitoring the Future Study Results: Marijuana Use Exceeds Cigarette Use Among US Teens in 2015

Past-month marijuana use continues to exceed cigarette use among high school seniors. In 2015, 21.3 percent of high school seniors used marijuana in the past 30 days compared with 11.4 percent who smoked cigarettes. 

In 2015, for the first time, daily cigarette use (5.5 percent) was lower than daily marijuana use (6 percent) among high school seniors. 

Among high school seniors, 79.5 percent say it is easy to get marijuana.

To see the entire study, go to Monitoring the Future.