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Study: Easing of Cannabis Laws Not Associated with Higher Acceptance or Use by Adolescents

A new study published this week in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse has found that the use of cannabis by young adolescents is falling while their disapproval of its use is rising, despite cannabis laws easing in many states. Using a sample size of over 400,000 individuals between the ages of 12 and …

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New Study: Medical Marijuana Legalization Not Associated With Increased Use By Adolescents

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director The enactment of state laws legalizing the physician-recommended use of cannabis therapy is not associated with increased levels of marijuana use by young people, according to data published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University assessed the impact of medical cannabis laws by examining …

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