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Recreational marijuana legalization tied to decline in teens using pot, study says

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  • Legal recreational marijuana laws associated with 8% drop in number of high schoolers who used marijuana in the last 30 days.
  • Researchers looked at self-reported marijuana use in surveys among students before, and after legalization.
  • The data came from 1.4 million high school students in the US, collected from 1993 to 2017.
  • Study authors clarify that they can’t claim causation, but only a possibility of reduction in use following recreational (not medical) marijuana legalization.

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