Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Adolescent Pot Use

June 17, 2015 11:37 PM

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jessicahyde/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- So far 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, but that may not have an effect on young people using the drug.

Researchers studied self-reported data of marijuana use in the prior 30 days among more than 1 million teens between 1991 to 2014 – dates that span pre and post legalization.

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