Trends in youth cannabis use across cannabis legalization: Data from the COMPASS prospective cohort study

3/17/21–According to this study, recreational cannabis legalization has not been followed by the slowing or reversing of concerning trends in youth cannabis use, suggesting that, so far, the Cannabis Act has not yet led to the benefits for youth envisioned in adopting a public health approach to legalization. Further monitoring will be essential in characterizing its longer-term effects as well as to track impacts of additional regulatory changes. Read