40% OF THE BOYS;40.7% OF THE GIRLS HAVE TRIED SOFT DRUGS, POLL SHOWS
and 1.43 percent of girls said "yes". Respondents' answers to the question "What are the reasons for drug misuse" 22.1 percent of the interviewed family problems are the main reason for using drug; 22.4 percent said the main reason is the influence of friends; according to 25.5 percent is curiosity; 17.9 percent believe it is depression; and 1 percent said the reason for abusing drugs is getting poor marks
at school. The students who have tried or use drugs are getting younger. According to data released by the specialized institutions, the number of drug users who died from overdosing in 2001 increased by 12 percent compared to 2000. Official statistics show that 70,000 people a year use marijuana, 30,000 use heroin, 4,000 use cocain, and 75,000 abuse various drugs and volatile substances. The distribution and misuse of drugs has become a very serious problem in the big Bulgarian cities - Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas.
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