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Gateway to Curiosity: Medical Marijuana Ads and Intention and Use During Middle School.
July 9, 2015Posted by on
Adolescents who view medical marijuana ads more likely to use the drug, study finds
- RAND Corporation. (2015, July 6). Adolescents who view medical marijuana ads more likely to use the drug, study finds. ScienceDaily. Retrieved July 9, 2015 from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/07/150706154858.htm
- ScienceDaily Summary:
- A new study raises questions about whether there is a need to revise prevention programming for youth as the availability, visibility and legal status of marijuana changes. The report found that adolescents who saw advertising for medical marijuana were more likely to either report using marijuana or say they planned to use the substance in the future.
- Elizabeth J. D’Amico, Jeremy N. V. Miles, Joan S. Tucker. Gateway to Curiosity: Medical Marijuana Ads and Intention and Use During Middle School.. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2015; DOI: 10.1037/adb0000094