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One big thing opponents of marijuana warned about is not happening

One Big Thing Opponents of Marijuana Warned About is Not Happening

One Big Thing Opponents of Marijuana Warned About is Not Happening

A state-run survey of 37,000 middle and high school students in Washington state finds that marijuana legalization there has had no effect on youngsters’ propensity to use the drug.

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado and Washington Dropped More Than the National Average in 2014-2015

DENVER, Dec. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The federal government quietly published new national survey data this week that shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado and Washington — the first two states to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use — decreased more than the national average in 2014-2015.

Despite Legalization in Some States, Fewer U.S. Teens Can Easily Find Pot

Despite Legalization in Some States, Fewer U.S. Teens Can Easily Find Pot

Despite marijuana legalization in some states, new data from an ongoing survey reveals fewer 8th graders know how to find pot easily. In 2016, the Monitoring the Future survey revealed, 34.6 percent of 8th graders self-reported they could easily access weed, down 2.4 percent from the previous year.


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