No change in Colorado teens’ marijuana use before and after legalization, study finds John Ingold has been a Denver Post reporter since 2000 and has covered crime, courts, local government
The marijuana finding is the second time the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey — which is conducted every other year — has found flat pot use among Colorado teens despite the post-legalization boom
Nov 23, 2018 · Watch video · 1. Teen marijuana use is unchanged. In both Colorado and Washington, state surveys have shown no significant change in marijuana use among teens since voters passed legalization measures.
Nationwide, the rate of pot use by teens is slightly higher at 21.7 percent, the study found. “The survey shows marijuana use has not increased since legalization, with four of five high school
Marijuana use significantly increased and its perceived harm decreased among eighth- and 10th-graders in Washington state following the passage of recreational marijuana laws, according to a new
Nov 23, 2018 · Teen marijuana use fell sharply in Colorado in the years 2014 and 2015, after the opening of that state’s recreational marijuana market, new federal survey data show.
But the change in Colorado’s youth use rate from 2012-2013 — before full legalization— to 2013-2014 — partly after — was not statistically significant.
Marijuana use among Colorado high school students appears to be declining, despite the state’s pioneering voter-approved experiment with legalization.
Our analysis compares the pre- and post-policy-change paths of marijuana use, other drug or alcohol use, marijuana prices, crime, traffic accidents, teen educational outcomes, public health, tax
Dec 12, 2017 · In no states did the share of teens using pot increase by a significant amount, and in a number, including California, Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey and Texas, rates of teen marijuana use …
Marijuana use amongst Colorado teenagers has declined slightly since the state legalized recreational pot use among adults, according to a recent study.
However, cannabis legalization did not affect Colorado teens. Researchers found no differences in perceived harm or past-month cannabis use among eighth- and 10th-graders after the state legalized recreational marijuana.
Regular marijuana use among Colorado middle and high school students declined after the start of legal cannabis sales to adults in the state, new federal data show.
The authors believe the study is the first in the nation to assess changes in teens’ perceptions and marijuana use before and after legalized recreational use, and compare these attitudes and use