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Booze still drug of choice for Ontario teens

TORONTO—Alcohol remains the most popular drug of choice among Ontario youth, according to the most recent biennial survey of Grade 7-12 students by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Almost 46 percent of the 10,426 respondents from across the province reported having imbibed in the past year, said Robert Mann, a senior scientist at CAMH who co-authored yesterday’s report.