Increasing number of US adults using marijuana as fewer people perceive the drug as harmful

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 14:32 in Psychology & Sociology

An increasing number of US adults are using marijuana, as fewer people perceive the drug as harmful, according to a survey of over 500000 US adults conducted between 2002 and 2014. As marijuana has become increasingly potent over the past decade, the authors say that the findings suggest the need for improved education and prevention messages regarding the risks of marijuana.

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