Medical Marijuana Laws and Teen Marijuana Use

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D. Mark Anderson ; Benjamin Hansen ; Daniel I. Rees (2014)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: USA | marijuana, youth risky behavior, medical marijuana laws | I1 | K4 | marijuana | medical marijuana laws | Medizin | Jugendliche | D8 | Gesundheitsrisiko | Drogenkonsum | youth risky behavior
    • jel: jel:D78 | jel:K4 | jel:I1 | jel:D8
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders | health care economics and organizations

While at least a dozen state legislatures in the United States have recently considered bills to allow the consumption of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the federal government is intensifying its efforts to close medical marijuana dispensaries. Federal officials cont... View more
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