Existing tests can detect marijuana use, but they don’t indicate the level at which a driver would be considered “under the influence.”
Among 8th graders, prevalence of marijuana use fell from 9.8% to 7.3%. Among 10th graders, use fell from 19.8% to 17.8%. No changes were seen among 12th graders.
Driving while high doubles your chance of getting in a crash — and it’s illegal.
A survey of 10th-graders in LA found that while smoking pot is still the most popular method to use marijuana, kids are turning to edible and vaporized weed.
Among the fastest growing group of pot users are people over 50, with especially steep increases being seen among those 65 and older.
More than 13% of young adults not in college report daily, or near daily, marijuana use. Alcohol use is more common among college students.
More and more people consider smoking marijuana harmless, but mounting research suggests women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid it altogether.