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04-20-2024
Cannabis legalization does not increase youth substance abuse
In the U.S., the wave of cannabis legalization sparks debates about its impact on young people. A new study from Boston College sheds light on these concerns, providing evidence that increasing legal access does not necessarily increase substance abuse among adolescents. Cannabis legalization As of 2021, a total of 24 states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws that legalize the recreational use of cannabis. In these locations, adults legally possess and use marijuana for personal enjoyment, not just for medical purposes. This represents a major shift...
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