Articles tagged with "underage use"
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Is marijuana use really ‘soaring’ among young people?Bruce Barcott - Published on August 31, 2022Read more
It’s not. Here’s how a federal agency and the New York Times warped data to hype a nonexistent trend among young adults.
What’s the best minimum legal age for cannabis?Colleen Fisher Tully - Published on June 29, 2020Read more
It’s 21 in the United States, and mostly 19 in Canada. Researchers say Canada may have it right.
Study: Colorado Teens Reduce Cannabis Smoking, Increase EdiblesThe Associated Press - Published on August 5, 2019Read more
“We haven’t seen an increase in use among youth but we are seeing a difference in how young people are consuming,” said the study’s co-author. “Understanding that can help to inform public health efforts.”
Youth Cannabis Use Drops 8% in Legal States, Study FindsBruce Barcott - Published on July 8, 2019Read more
New research discovers an 8% decrease in youth cannabis use in states that legalize for adult use.
Teen Cannabis Use Plummets Amid California Legalization, Data RevealDavid Downs - Published on August 22, 2018Read more
A large, independent survey of teens finds significant public health gains.
RAND Study Says Cannabis Ads May Increase Underage UseBruce Barcott - Published on May 16, 2018Read more
California teens exposed to medical marijuana ads in the pre-legalization years were affected by the message, researchers say.
Washington Sees Declines in Teen Use, Treatment Admissions Since LegalizationBen Adlin - Published on September 8, 2017Read more
For legalization opponents eager to see regulated cannabis markets fail, a new government report out of Washington state doesn’t yield much in the way of talking points.
Federal Gov’t: Teen Cannabis Use Rate Drops to 20-Year LowGage Peake - Published on September 7, 2017Read more
Cannabis consumption by US teenagers fell to a 20-year low in 2016, according to a new report by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Colorado Cannabis Sales Funnel $9.2M Into School Health ProgramsGage Peake - Published on September 6, 2017Read more
Colorado schools will receive $9.2 million in funds to pay for school health programs, including those designed to prevent underage cannabis use.
‘Cool Hispanics’ Billboard Continues Tradition of Horrible Anti-Drug AdsBruce Barcott - Published on July 26, 2017Read more
Is that ‘Hispanics Are Cool’ ad the worst teen cannabis prevention campaign ever? You decide: Here are some classic awful ads (and a few that got it right).