With the legalization of smoking cannabis both for medical and recreational use, it’s clear marijuana’s time has come.
The jury is no longer out. States have been weighing in. And the answer has been a resounding : “Yes”.
Nearly half of U.S. adults have tried marijuana. A massive shift that took place over just a few years.
A decade ago, no states allowed marijuana for recreational use; the first states to legalize cannabis in 2012, Colorado and Washington, did so through voter-driven initiatives.
In 2019, 83% of Americans said they thought cigarettes were “very harmful” to smokers, while 14% said they are “somewhat harmful.” Nine out of 10 adults said in 2013 that smoking causes cancer, while 91% of smokers surveyed in 2015 said they wish they never started.
“Smoking cigarettes is clearly on the decline and is most likely to become even more of a rarity…
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