Report: Teen Marijuana Use, Treatment Admissions Fall In Washington State Post-Legalization

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WASHINGTON: 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 young people Read the full article…

Boulder To Give Grants For Marijuana Education

Boulder concerned about teen pot smokers

COLORADO: Surveys of Boulder County teenagers show that a substantial majority view binge-drinking as a harmful behavior. A much smaller majority sees regular marijuana use in the same light. Public health officials fear that the recent legalization of marijuana gives too many teenagers and parents the impression that it is safe. Boulder plans to make Read the full article…

Marijuana Study Reveals Teens’ ‘Surprising’ Views Of The Drug

The researchers found that disapproval of marijuana use has actually increased among adolescents ages 12 to 14.

Marijuana use continues to become legal in more places, but that doesn’t mean the drug’s popularity among adolescents is growing, a new study finds. Although disapproval of marijuana use has decreased dramatically among young adults — suggesting that this age group is viewing the drug less negatively — that’s not the case for younger adolescents, Read the full article…