Study shows that legalized marijuana hasn’t led to more youth consumption

Posted by - March 17, 2022

Marijuana legalization doesn’t produce “potheads,” or does it serve as a gateway drug Legislators and other officials who have been in charge of carrying out the legalization of marijuana in different states have long assured that the consumption of the plant in adolescents does not really have a negative impact. Many people have always been

New study shows that cannabis use doesn’t lead to a loss of motivation

Posted by - March 8, 2022

Marijuana opponents no longer have solid ground to argue against cannabis legalization Marijuana in relation to adolescent use has brought much controversy. Many believe that the youth become slackers, vagabonds, and even that motivation is lost as time goes by. However, a new study has shown that there is actually no link between cannabis use

Cannabis use by teens has significantly declined following legalization

Posted by - December 16, 2021

A new study reconfirms other research that legalizing marijuana doesn’t lead to increased teen use The University of Michigan’s annual government-funded Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey yesterday revealed data showing an unprecedented year-over-year decline in youth use of controlled substances, including marijuana. The findings come to contradict many of the views expressed by opponents, who

Teen marijuana treatment on the decline in legal states

Posted by - November 23, 2020

New research continues to show that adolescent cannabis use doesn’t increase after legalization Concerned citizens who argued against the legalization of marijuana were always worried that, if cannabis were made legal, therefore more readily available, drug treatment centers would be overflowing with teenagers suddenly out of control abusing marijuana. What actually happened in states where

Cannabis use disorder is waning among adolescents

Posted by - October 31, 2019

The myth that legalized cannabis leads to adolescent consumption is busted Cannabis use disorder is not on the rise as a result of cannabis legalization as opponents had suggested would happen. In fact, according to a new study by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, just the opposite is happening. The results of a

Washington State sees drop in youth cannabis use

Posted by - October 8, 2019

More evidence surfaces that legalizing cannabis doesn’t create a society of youth potheads The continued belief by cannabis opponents that legalizing marijuana consumption is going to lead to a nation full of potheads is full of nothing but hot air. This has already been shown in numerous studies on the subject, but there is yet

Federal data shows teen cannabis use not on the rise

Posted by - August 22, 2019

More research shows that legal states don’t produce drugged-out adolescents One of the arguments marijuana opponents have tried to use in order to keep the plant from being legalized is that it would lead to an increase in teen consumption. The same argument has been made about alcohol, yet it is legal. In fact, according to the

Study refutes claims that cannabis affects teen brains

Posted by - August 3, 2019

The study was led by a group of researchers out of Arizona There is an established belief that cannabis consumption during the teenage years can lead to issues with brain functions at a later time in the individual’s life. However, a new study refutes this position and goes so far as to say that there is