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Did the KIDS COUNT report have anything in it about how Douglas County kids stack up against the rest of the state when it comes to doing drugs?

According to the KIDS COUNT data, 25.8 percent of the 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th graders in Douglas County reported using marijuana at least once. Five counties posted higher percentages: Wyandotte, 25.9; Lincoln, 26.7; Elk, 29.2; Ford, 30.5; and Grant, 32.9. Data was not available for 13 counties. Nemaha County posted the least experience with marijuana: 2.8 percent. The statewide average was 18.8 percent.


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