STUDY: Over 75% of US College Students Say Getting Drugs Is Easy
The general consensus with many college students that it’s “easy” or even “very easy” to score drugs, according to a . And fewer than 5 percent those surveyed said they found it “difficult” to buy drugs.
Interestingly enough, the study didn’t take marijuana into consideration at all. This means that drugs are more accessible among college kids than ever, with easy access to pretty much any drug you can think — “cocaine, crack, ecstasy, heroin, LSD, mushrooms, Xanax, OxyContin, and methamphetamines.”
Additionally, researchers that Florida State University students splurge the most on drug habits with an average spending $290 per month. Followed by California State University, Fullerton at $261 per month and Florida International University at $253 per month.
The most shocking all the — students aren’t always paying for these illegal substances with currency. About 14 percent survey respondents confessed they had slept with their drug dealer for drugs. Sex-for-drug trade were mostly made for cocaine, opioids, ecstasy and Xanax.
This close look at college students and drugs was conducted on behalf the Florida House Experience, a mental health and addiction treatment center. surveyed 1,082 students from University Miami, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University and more.