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Marijuana Use Rising in Young Adults, Study Shows

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Published on November 12, 2019 - Duration: 01:12s

Marijuana Use Rising in Young Adults, Study Shows

Marijuana Use Rising in Young Adults, Study Shows.

The findings are based on the results of the 2002-2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

The American Academy of Pediatrics published an article detailing the results of the study, which examined marijuana and tobacco use among 18 to 22-year-olds in the U.S. .

The survey found that exclusive marijuana use in young adults is increasing, particularly among college students.

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The number of college students who reported exclusively smoking marijuana over the span of a month increased by nearly 8%.

The study also found that exclusive tobacco smokers decreased by almost 16% over the 14 year span among non-college individuals.

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Vaping was not explored in the study, despite its growing usage among young adults throughout the U.S

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