More Americans use cannabis, seeking treatment: U.N. report

June 26, 2014 8:10 AM

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More Americans use cannabis, seeking treatment: U.N. report

VIENNA (Reuters) - More Americans are consuming marijuana as their perception of the health risks declines but more are seeking help for problems related to the drug, a U.N. report said on Thursday.

The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said it was still too early to understand the impact of recent cannabis legalization moves in the U.S. states of Washington and Colorado and the South American country of Uruguay.

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