Survey: 53 Percent of US Adults Have Tried Cannabis

Washington, DC: Most Americans over 18 years of age acknowledge having consumed cannabis, according to survey data compiled by the analytics firm New Frontier Data.

Fifty-three percent of respondents admitted having tried cannabis – a percentage that is consistent with those reported in prior national surveys. 

Sixty percent of active consumers were between 18 and 44 years of age. They were most likely to report consuming cannabis for the purposes of relaxation, reducing anxiety, and managing pain. Consistent with prior surveys, consumers were most likely to indulge in herbal formulations of cannabis. 

Detailed survey findings appear in the report, Cannabis Consumers in America: Dynamics Shaping Normalization in 2022, available from New Frontier Data.