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State Medical Marijuana Laws, Attitudes and Adolescent Marijuana use in the MTF

a PSC Research Project

Investigators:   John E. Schulenberg, Patrick M. O'Malley

The goal of the proposed research is to examine the effects of medical marijuana legislature on adolescent drug use attitudes and behaviors. The proposed study will involve analyses of Monitoring the Future (MTF) data to investigate the relationship between state medical marijuana laws and adolescent marijuana use, incorporating additional state-level variables from other sources.

Funding Period: 08/01/2012 to 07/31/2015

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