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Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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"Why college students are now smoking more pot than cigarettes" - Washington Post. 09/02/2015.

Lloyd Johnston says data from the Monitoring the Future study shows: "It's clear that for the past seven or eight years there has been an increase in marijuana use among the nation's college students." In 2014, 5.9% of the surveyed college students reported smoking marijuana daily or near-daily, compared to 3.5% in 2007. In terms of daily cigarette smoking, the rate for 2014 was 5%, compared to 19% in 1999.


More Media Coverage:

WebMD. Pot Overtakes Cigarettes Among College Students. 9/1/2015.

Slate. College Students Now Prefer Daily Toke to Daily Smoke, Research Says. 9/1/2015.

Cosmopolitan. You'll Never Guess What College Kids Are More of Smoking These Days. 9/1/2015.

ThinkProgress. For The First Time Ever, More College Students Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes. 9/1/2015.

Today. Survey: College kids smoked more pot than cigarettes last year. 9/2/2015.

Time. College Kids Are Smoking Pot Over Cigarettes, Study Says. 9/2/2015.

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