According to numerous media outlets, the feds just released details confirming that cannabis consumption among teens in the US reached a 20-year low in 2016, while alcohol consumption rose
A new report, on behalf of the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), just flew in the face of the Feds’ own agenda. The report found that in 2016, there was a 20-year low in the amount of minors taking cannabis. The same report found that the trend started in 2014, and seems to coincide with the recreational legalization of cannabis in Colorado and Washington.
In a double whammy to the Feds, not only does cannabis use among teens appear to have fallen due to legislation and rapidly changing attitudes, but alcohol has risen, contradicting completely allegations made by anti-cannabis campaigners and legislators.
A spokesperson from the Marijuana Policy Project, Morgan Fox, said in a statement, “Critics of legalization