Alcohol, marijuana, cocaine use highest among college lacrosse players in new NCAA study

According to an NCAA study on college substance use, lacrosse players have the highest rates of alcohol and drug abuse compared to athletes from other sports.

When it came to marijuana use, half of male lacrosse players and 34 percent of female lacrosse players admitted to using the drug within the last year.

Men’s lacrosse also topped the narcotics pain medication category, with 17 percent of players reporting past year use. Read more.