National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
The United States White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) released its 2020 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) report, which proves that youth substance drugs use rates are steadily decreasing in the United States to prove the National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) program, released executive summaries and annual reports for its DFC grant recipients, who work to prevent youth substance drugs use at the local level, including prescription drugs, marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol. Director of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Jim Carroll said, Substance drugs use disorders in America begin with educating the youth of our country about the danger of the drugs use. Thanks to the United States President Trump's dedication and the proven efforts of our drug-free communities recipients, our next generation is learning at an early age to make healthier choices, refuse to use illegal drugs substances, and to be leaders Their communities are being empowered. Today youth in DFC funded communities are creating community change across the United States, resulting in positive results. Hundreds of alliances committed to protecting young Americans, and the Trump administration's record appreciates the investments that make their work possible. Several highlights of the report include a significant reduction in past 30-day substance use rates, including among youth living in areas served by the DFC coal sector, Drug abuse among high school students has dropped by 27 percent. Tobacco use among high school students has fallen by 45 percent. Tobacco use among middle school students has dropped by 46 percent. There is a 13 percent drop in marijuana use among students in the united states. A 22 percent drop in alcohol use among middle school and high school students. There is a 24 percent drop in alcohol use among high school students in the united states.