Simultaneous Use Of Cannabis And Alcohol Went Up In People Ages 21-50

  • “Our findings are concerning considering that simultaneous cannabis and alcohol use is associated with more negative consequences (e.g., risk behaviors [driving under the influence], heavy patterns of substance use, increased risk for alcohol use disorders) to the individual and society,” Priscilla Goncalves, PhD, and first author of the study, said.
  • “Until this study, little had been known about the [recreational cannabis laws] and simultaneous use in adults in the U.S., where adult cannabis use and alcohol use are increasing in a changing cannabis policy environment,” Goncalves noted.
  • The findings come via information from the 2008 to 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which included 817,359 people.
Continue to Article

Trending Video

Popular Now on Off The Press