Teen Pot Use
Although Washington was one of the first states to repeal prohibition in America, we have seen reports over the past year that indicate some lawmakers are not quite ready to side with the common sense philosophies attached to the legalization of marijuana.
Marijuana use by adolescents and young adults, including self-reported chronic use, is not positively associated with poor outcomes later in life, according to an assessment of longitudinal data published this month in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
The latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use & Health (NSDUH) has been released for 2014. This is one of the federal government’s two prime databases for evaluating American drug use and mental health indices.
The nature of the problem when it comes to teenage marijuana use is not the message, it’s the money. Kids buy marijuana from friends, and then they share it with other friends. Kids sell marijuana to their friends because it is profitable, very profitable. And marij...
Each year, the federal government conducts a survey of Americans, called the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). The most recent data, from the 2013 survey, shows that there are 20 to 33 million marijuana users in the United States.