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September 23, 2018

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September 8, 2017

Marijuana use among college students at highest level in 30 years

Marijuana use among U.S. college students in 2016 was at the highest level seen in the past three decades, according to the most recent findings from the national Monitoring the Future follow-up study.

College student marijuana use has been showing a steady increase over the past decade.

December 13, 2016

Teen use of illicit drugs besides marijuana at new low; same for alcohol

Teenagers' use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco declined significantly in 2016 at rates that are at their lowest since the 1990s, a new national study showed.

But University of Michigan researchers cautioned that while these developments are "trending in the right direction," marijuana useĀ remains high for 12th-graders.

March 24, 2016

Medical marijuana reduces use of opioid pain medications

Patients using medical marijuana to control chronic pain reported a 64 percent reduction in their use of more traditional prescription pain medications known as opioids, a University of Michigan study finds.

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