High School Seniors more likely to smoke pot than cigarettes

19 Jan


According to a recent survey by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse, High School age seniors are now more likely to smoke marijuana than cigarettes. This is a concerning trend to us in the drug and alcohol treatment field as we see the overall perception of marijuana use change due to the now legal status in certain states as well as the reported medical uses of the drug. We at Cornerstone of Southern California believe that marijuana is detrimental to one’s health and cognitive function and over the past 31 years treating addicts we strongly believe it to be the precursor to further experimentation leading to addiction.

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