Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use

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Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use | NORML

SAN DIEGO, CA — The establishment of medical cannabis dispensaries within close proximity of schools does not make teens more susceptible to using marijuana, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers from UC San Diego examined the association between the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in school neighborhoods and teen use […]

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Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California

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Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California | NORML

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Marijuana use by adolescents continues to decline in California, according to statewide data provided by the California Healthy Kids Survey, a biennial survey funded by the Departments of Health and Education. Among 7th graders, 4.2 percent reported ever having used cannabis during the years 2015 to 2017, as compared to 7.9 […]

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report | Marijuana Policy Project

DENVER — A new federal report shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado have still not increased since voters decided to end marijuana prohibition in 2012 and start regulating it similarly to alcohol for adult use. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found 19.6 percent […]

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Studies Refute Claims That Medical Marijuana Access Encourages Teen Use

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Studies Refute Claims That Medical Marijuana Access Encourages Teen Use | Paul Armentano

The enactment of statewide laws regulating the use and distribution of cannabis for medical purposes is not associated with increased marijuana use among young people, according to a review of relevant studies published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators from Columbia University, the RAND Corporation, the University of California at Davis, and the Boston School […]

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Federal Survey: Teen Marijuana Use Rates Tick up Slightly to 2015 Levels

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Federal Survey: Teen Marijuana Use Rates Tick up Slightly to 2015 Levels | NORML

ANN ARBOR, MI — Self-reported rates of past year marijuana use by teens increased 1.3 percent from 2016 to 2017, but remain well below past years’ levels, according to survey data released by the University of Michigan’s annual Monitoring the Future report. “When combining responses in all three grades (8th grade, 10th grade, and 12th grade), data suggest […]

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Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization

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Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization | Marijuana Policy Project

DENVER, CO — The federal government published survey data Monday that shows the rate of current marijuana use among Colorado teens decreased significantly last year and is now lower than it was prior to the state’s legalization of marijuana for adult use. The rate of past-month marijuana use by individuals ages 12-17 dropped nearly 20% […]

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds

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Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Increase Teen Use (Another) Study Finds | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — The enactment of medical marijuana laws is not associated with any increase in marijuana use by those ages 12 to 25, and is not associated with any increase in problematic cannabis use by any age groups, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Prevention Science. Investigators at Columbia University assessed marijuana use […]

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Teen Marijuana Use; Treatment Admissions Fall in Washington State Post-Legalization

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Teen Marijuana Use; Treatment Admissions Fall in Washington State Post-Legalization | NORML

OLYMPIA, WA — The regulation of adult cannabis use in Washington is not associated with any increase in teens’ marijuana consumption or abuse rates, according to a report to the state legislature compiled by researchers at the Washington State Institute for Public Policy. Authors reported that rates of current marijuana use and lifetime marijuana use have fallen among […]

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