Medical Marijuana Not a Lure for Kids: Study

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Photo Credit: Gjbmiller

One of the major topics up for debate when it comes to legalizing medical marijuana revolves around the threats and risks it poses for children who could access it. A new study that reviewed data from annual national surveys between 2004 and 2013 and surveyed more than 53,800 people over the age of 12 may be able to ease these concerns. Authors of the study found kids in the United States who live in states where medical marijuana is legal are not more likely to use marijuana themselves. The laws only seemed to impact use for those 26 and older. 

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