No, Medical-Marijuana Legalization Doesn't Make Teens Smoke More Pot

Live Science | 2/22/2018 | Staff
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For years, people have debated whether legalizing marijuana could lead to an increase in the use of the drug among teens. But a new study finds that's not the case, at least for laws that legalize medical marijuana.

The study found that teen use of marijuana doesn't seem to change when the drug is legalized for medical purposes.

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"For now, there appears to be no basis for the argument that legalizing medical marijuana has increased teens' use of the drug," senior study author Deborah Hasin, a professor of epidemiology at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, said in a statement.

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For the new study, the researchers analyzed information from 11 previous studies that looked at teen...
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