Skip to comments.WH Report: Chronic Marijuana Users Up 84% in 10 Years
Posted on 04/01/2014 3:52:40 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The number of chronic marijuana usersdefined as those who used it on four or more days in the past monthincreased 84.3% between 2000 to 2010, according to a RAND Corporation report commissioned by the White House.
In January 2012, the U.S. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) asked RAND to generate national estimates of the total number of users, total expenditures, and total consumption for four illicit drugs from 2000 to 2010: cocaine (including crack), heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamine (or meth), says the report, What Americas Users Spend on Illicit Drugs: 2000-2010.
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Good, because the one thing keeping America down was too few pot smokers. Now, let the good times roll. Vote Libertarian.
At least they’ll be too stoned to remember to sign up for Obamacare.
There is no change. Just more people willing to answer a question due to relaxation of drug laws.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I can’t really begrudge anyone if they need a crutch to get them through the Obama years. Personally, I would have taken an 8-year sedative in 2008, if one was on the market.
All true and they are having such a good time.
They see dollar signs. A new tax for sure
Ah yes, a joint
a day an hour every time the previous one goes out keeps the doctor away. I remember that!
THAT was the way my aunt smoked cigarettes. She did die of lung cancer.
Yeah, and 78.3% of all statistics are just made up. This one smells fishy.
Just taking the lead from their prez....
So what? Dopers are easily manipulated.
Violent crime fell and the highways got safer during this time. I thought that wasn’t supposed to happen with increased mj use.
I see no reason to question these particular statistics. Particularly since the availability of cannabis has increased so markedly. Medical marijuana is legal in my state and I know a couple of recreational users who are very happy for it.
I would like to see the stats for new users and/or occasional users. I bet rises in their numbers are comparable. I know a couple of other people who had tried it a long time ago and are now considering getting medical authorization. Their reasons: they heard weed helps you fall asleep.
“Chronic” marijuana users. I guess they couldn’t help themselves.
Yep they had to do those 4 times a month
I wonder how many of them vote? It seems unlikely that it’s much of a priority with that lifestyle.
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