Prevalence of Use Among Young People in Switzerland

"Among young people, it is clear that more boys consume cannabis than girls (current consumers number 11.5% and 5.1% respectively). However, here consumption has stabilised and has recently begun to fall among school pupils.56 The number of young men who have experience of hard drugs has increased, whereas the number of young women with such experience has remained stable.57"


Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, "The Challenge of Addiction - Foundations for a Future Oriented Policy on Addiction in Switzerland" (Berne, Switzerland: SFOPH, May 2010), p. 49.