No, legal weed is not ‘dumbing down’ the nation’s teens

Screen Shot 2016-06-08 at 8.20.25 AM5/29/16–According to a new study from Richard Grucza and colleagues at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the widespread liberalization of marijuana laws and huge changes in public acceptance of the drug has not increased marijuana use among the nation’s teens. The number of American teens with marijuana-related problems fell by 24 percent between 2002 and 2013. And the teens who do use marijuana are less likely to experience problems due to the drug. Read