Marijuana Users Higher In Colorado

December 27, 2014 8:05 AM

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According to a study by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported on by the Associated Press and The Denver Post, Colorado now has the second-highest number of regular marijuana users since it legalized the drug. Specifically, approximately 1 out of 8 Colorado citizens over the age of 12 has used marijuana within the last month.

The study noted that Colorado was second only to Rhode Island in the number of residents who reported smoking marijuana as often. Researchers derived the data by averaging state-specific data over a period of two years. The survey said for the period from 2011 to 2012, “10.4 percent of Colorado res...

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