Does Medical Marijuana Increase Drug Use
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Does Medical Marijuana Increase Drug Use

Huffington Post article by Univeristy of Florida PhD Kevin Sabet that examines the NORML critique of an Annals of Epideiology submission of how medical marijuana effects increse the use of other drugs.

NORML — the nation’s oldest marijuana legalization organization — published in their weekly newsletter the sweeping assertion that “medical marijuana has no discernible impact on marijuana use.” NORML cited a new article in the Annals of Epidemiology (a respected publication to be sure; a similar epidemiology journal will soon release a study showing that marijuana is significantly linked with car crashes) which critiques an earlier article by Wall and colleagues showing an increase in marijuana use among states with medical marijuana. Essentially, the authors replicated the Wall study using different methods and got different results

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