Opponents of legal, adult-use cannabis have long touted the belief that legalization might encourage more kids and young adults to try the drug than if it remains legal. However, myriad studies are challenging this notion.
November 7, 2022
CPEAR released a report that discusses how cannabis legalization hasn’t led to increased youth consumption, and includes a list of recommendations on how to continue the effort.
March 18, 2022
The DEA's 'One Pill Can Kill' Campaign is an effort to protect youth from drug use and overdose deaths.
December 24, 2021
A recently published study argues against a theory that says cannabis use causes brain damage.
March 29, 2021
This latest research is consistent with other studies that found no increase in youth cannabis use caused by medical cannabis availability.
March 25, 2021
NJ lawmakers want to overturn a provision that would prohibit police officers informing the parents of underage people caught with cannabis.
March 9, 2021
A new study punches holes in the oft-disregarded "gateway drug" theory.
February 1, 2021
A recently published study found no significant increase in youth cannabis use since legalization in California.
January 19, 2021
Researchers find that cannabis legalization does not increase teen pot smoking.
December 3, 2020