- A new study found that older Americans are using significantly more marijuana than they were 30 years ago.
- Research also point to a significant rise in marijuana use among both the 50 to 59 and 60+ age groups.
- On average, 64% of Americans support marijuana legalization to date, signaling a growing push towards widespread legalization.
Adults, 50 and older, have seen the greatest increase in marijuana use in recent decades.
A new study found that older Americans are using significantly more marijuana than they were 30 years ago. This is particularly true compared to other, younger age groups, some of which have even seen a decrease in marijuana use.
The study was conducted by researchers William Kerr, Camillia Lui and Yu Ye, and first reported by the Washington Post. They conducted the research using three decades of survey data from over 40,000 respondents, who disclosed whether or…