Pot on Campus: Marijuana Use is Up for Underage College Kids

(Newsweek, June 15) Marijuana use among underage students on college campuses in Oregon—one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults—is on the rise, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Oregon State University.marijuana
Using cross-sectional data from the Healthy Minds Study on drug cases reported during the school years between 2012 and 2016, the researchers, including one co-author from the University of Michigan, found the number of cases of students caught with marijuana on OSU’s campus had jumped dramatically since the state went completely legal in 2014. They published their findings in the journal Addiction recently. Read more.