Statics: Baby Boomers Still Getting High
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
The standard history says Baby Boomers had lots of fun in the '60s and '70s. Then they cleaned up, took jobs, and voted for Reagan. That history may not pass a drug test. The government says Boomers - born from 1946 to '64 - still use plenty of drugs. They doubled illicit drug use for people in their 50s. The old slogan was turn on, tune in, drop out. Now it's turn on, tune in "Matlock" and -what was the third one again?
It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.