The finding stands in contrast to other recent studies, which have found teen cannabis use decreases in states that have legalized adult-use cannabis.
US counties with higher numbers of legal cannabis dispensaries recorded lower levels of opioid-related deaths relative to other locales, according to a new study.
The Portland-based lab received the green light from the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy on Friday, January 22.
As the study was purely observational, the researchers do not suggest any type of causality or mechanism behind these associations. But they do recommend further studies to help inform policy and treatment decisions.
Researchers from New York University found that relative usage rates of cannabis were up 13 percent at the end of each year compared to the first quarter.