Tag: adolescent marijuana use

Sorry Prohibitionists, Legalizing Cannabis Does NOT Increase Youth Usage Rates


Although many prohibitionists argue that they oppose legalizing cannabis “because of the kids”, in truth they want legalization to increase youth usage rates. That would validate the argument they’ve been using for years, that if you loosen cannabis laws, more kids will start to consume the plant. However, a study published in the journal Lancet …

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Study Finds Adolescent Cannabis Use Not Associated with Adverse Outcomes in Adulthood

By Paul Armentano, NORML PITTSBURGH, PA — The use of marijuana by adolescents and young adults, including self-reported chronic use, is not positively associated with poorer quality of life outcomes later in life, according to an assessment of longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Investigators from the Pittsburgh School of Medicine …

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