"The prescription drugs allegedly found in Al Gore III's possession Wednesday are favorites among young people, according to drug abuse experts, who say prescription drugs may soon overtake street drugs in popularity. Some young people perceive that prescription drugs are safer than street drugs, experts say. "I wouldn't be surprised if right now at this point in time, there are more kids abusing prescription drugs than abusing marijuana," said Joseph A. Califano Jr., chairman and president of CASA, the National Center on Alcohol and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.
That's what you get for twenty five years of claiming cannabis is just as bad as heroin. Now you're surprised that some teenager four years into discovering masturbation smokes a joint, realizes its harmless and thinks "maybe railing oxy isn't so bad either?"
STOP. LYING. TO. OUR. TEENAGERS.
And stop acting surprised when they act logically in response to those lies.