Legalizing recreational cannabis increases its use, research shows

Source: CNN

Sep 2, 2022 | Research

People in US states that legalized recreational cannabis use it 20% more frequently than those in states that didn’t legalize it, a study published Thursday in the journal Addiction has suggested. The participants were surveyed pre- and post-2014 on how many days they used cannabis in the last six months, and scientists initially found there was about a 24% increase in usage in states that legalized recreational cannabis compared with ones that did not.  Read the article here.


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