Legalizing Pot Decreases Youth Marijuana Treatment Admissions

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Does marijuana for adults result in a tidal wave of adolescents heading to cure? Not according to a new study from Temple University, in which investigators actually discovered declines in youth entrance rates for difficulty pot usage in two lawful nations.

If that is occurring, the analysis found that treatment admissions info to date show no indication of it.

“Our results imply that [recreational marijuana legalization] at Colorado and Washington wasn’t related to a rise in treatment admissions,” the analysis concluded. “Instead, we see a significant decrease in admissions rates across US states, together with signs indicating a larger decrease in Colorado/Washington after RML when compared with non-RML nations, although this difference wasn’t important.” Continue reading “Legalizing Pot Decreases Youth Marijuana Treatment Admissions”