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. 9/2/2015.
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.
Additional Media Coverage:
"Pot Overtakes Cigarettes Among College Students" - WebMD. 9/1/2015.
"College Students Now Prefer Daily Toke to Daily Smoke, Research Says" - Slate. 9/1/2015.
"You'll Never Guess What College Kids Are More of Smoking These Days" - Cosmopolitan. 9/1/2015.
"For The First Time Ever, More College Students Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes" - ThinkProgress. 9/1/2015.
"Survey: College kids smoked more pot than cigarettes last year" - Today. 9/2/2015.
"College Kids Are Smoking Pot Over Cigarettes, Study Says" - Time. 9/2/2015.