Smokers Addicted To Marijuana Have Nearly Doubled
A new study found the number of marijuana smokers more than doubled between 2001 and 2013 and that marijuana addictions have nearly doubled, too.By Ryan Biek | October 22, 2015
Marijuana use has doubled over the last decade or so, with almost 10 percent of adults reporting they used the drug within a year of being asked.
OK, that's not a big surprise –– considering 23 states have legalized the drug for medical use, and four now allow recreational use. (Video via CNBC)
But using data both from 2001-2002 and 2012-2013 with over 35,000 participants apiece, researchers from Columbia University found a type of addiction called marijuana use disorder nearly doubled as well. (Video via CNN)