Unformatted text preview: we could succeed in eliminating drug abuse, there would be only a small reduction in robberies, burglaries, and similar crimes. The amount of illegal drug use The 1995 National Household Survey (which collects self-reported information from 4,000 to 9,000 individuals each year) indicates that drug use has declined but that illegal drug use among teenagers (ages 12–17) increased from 1990 to 1995. A second survey, the 1995 Drug Use Forecasting (DUF) program (which collects urine specimens and self-reported data on drug use from arrested persons) reports that a majority of male arrestees in U.S. cities tested positive for drugs....
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- Fall '09