Marijuana Use Spikes Among Americans Nearing Retirement

CREDIT: AP
CREDIT: AP

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health, a federal government survey of tobacco, alcohol and illegal drug use, finds a significant rise in marijuana use among Americans nearing retirement as compared to ten years ago:

The most likely explanation for this spike, according to researchers, is that baby boomers who were more likely to use marijuana when they were younger are now aging into the 50–64 age cohort.

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