One of the most health-conscious generations yet, Gen Z is avoiding alcohol.
- Over 30% of consumers aged 18–25 say they never consume alcohol.
- Gen Z spends 40% less on alcohol than millennials, making five fewer trips to buy it per year.
Buuut… they’re not totally out on mind-bending substances.
Going from widespread stigma to new-age self-care, weed has infiltrated wellness. Now, brands are slipping THC into functional beverages and gummy vitamins in the name of well-being.
Shroom boom. Over 10% of Gen Zers say they’ve used psilocybin in the past six months, compared to 3.4% for the general population.
The psychoactive in “magic mushrooms,” this substance isn’t legal. But, as psychedelics move into the mainstream, recreational use is sure to follow.