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Marijuana Regulation and Teen Use Rates

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Following the enactment of both medical cannabis access laws and adult use marijuana laws, there has been no rise in self-reported marijuana use by adolescents.

Since 2002, perceived availability of marijuana among young people has fallen dramatically nationwide.

Rates of problematic cannabis use by young people has declined 24 percent between 2002 and 2013.

The enactment of medical cannabis laws is not associated with any causal upticks in youth marijuana use

The passage of adult use cannabis laws is not associated with any causal upticks in youth marijuana use in those jurisdictions that have enacted them