(Addiction Professional, September 10) A comparison of substance use patterns among full-time college students and their non-student peers finds that daily marijuana use is significantly more common in the non-college group, while recent alcohol use is more common among college students.person rolling marijuana joint

An analysis of 2017 Monitoring the Future survey data indicates that daily or near-daily marijuana use among non-college young adults has now reached a prevalence of 13.2%, which is nearly three times as high as the level seen in the college population. Conversely, college students outpace non-college young adults in the rate of past-month alcohol use (62% vs. 56.4%). Read more.

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