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December 14, 2017 in SAM’s News

Annual Survey of Students Shows Marijuana Use Significantly Up Among Grades 8, 10, & 12 versus 2016; Virtually All Other Substances Decreasing

Annual Survey of Students Shows Marijuana Significantly Use Up Among…

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December 13, 2017 in SAM’s News

New Peer-Reviewed Study: Marijuana Use After Legalization in Washington State Increased Significantly Among Pregnant and Parenting Women

Contact: SAM Press Office/Luke Niforatos           …

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December 12, 2017 in SAM in the Press

NEW POLL REPORTED IN WASHINGTON POST: Support for Legalization Falls When Voters Have More Choices

As reported today in the Washington Post:   Wonkblog By Keith…

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December 12, 2017 in SAM’s News

NEW STATE DATA: Legalization States Show Higher Marijuana Use Versus U.S. As A Whole

Statement on NSDUH State Estimates 2015-2016 New Federal Data Show…

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