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Post-Legalization Denver CO MJ Adolescent Use Increases Significantly

WTR-RI Research and Analysis Team Note:

Data drawn from 2014 Colorado Healthy Kids and 2014 Monitoring the Future studies show substantial increases in post-legalization Denver Area last month youth use of marijuana when compared to national averages.  The table attached below shows differences in 8th grade use versus national average of approximately 350%; the ratios for 9th, 10th and 12th grades are approximately 40, 50 and 42 percent respectively.

Denver vs Nat’l Avg. Youth Use 2014 Table

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