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Published on October 2nd, 2013 | by Burlington Partnership

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Marijuana Use

Compared to other states, Vermont has the highest prevalence of past 30 day marijuana use among 18-25 year-olds and among 12-17 year-olds. Click here for more local data about marijuana use in Vermont and to read about the health effects of marijuana use.

Prevention coalitions across Vermont are concerned about the adverse effects on public health if policies are changed to allow for greater access to marijuana. Perhaps most importantly, this can decrease the perception of harm and increase use in our developing youth. Prevention Works VT! created this fact sheet to help educate our communities and policy makers and advocate for S.M.A.R.T., informed decisions based on the most recent research and information: S.M.A.R.T. Approaches to marijuana fact sheet.


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