Article from marijuanamoment.com
By Kyle Jaeger
Marijuana legalization is associated with decreased use of alcohol, nicotine and non-prescription opioids among young adults, according to a new study.
Researchers at the University of Washington analyzed data on substance use trends from 2014 to 2019, finding that people aged 21-25 were less likely to consume the arguably more dangerous drugs post-legalization in the state.
The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health last week, looked at “six annual waves of cross-sectional survey data,” analyzing data …