Teenage Marijuana Use Declines in Colorado After Legalization

Jun 23, 2016 at 3:33 pm |

Smoke ’em if you got ’em…or not.

In 2014 the State of Colorado made it officially legal to possess and smoke marijuana. Millions rejoiced, and many are taking getaways to The Centennial State to take in not only the beautiful mountains, but also for the adult cigarettes. Oregon, Alaska and Washington are the only other states where you can obtain recreational cannabis. Many other states are discussing joining the bandwagon because it brings in a quite a lot of revenue for the state. Colorado alone took in $135 million in marijuana taxes ($35 million of which is to go to school projects). So you would think having the ability to get your hands on pot legally would encourage people to smoke more, but that’s not the case for some teenagers.

girl blowing marijuana smoke at festival

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Smoke ’em if you got ’em…or not.