PARIS More Amer­i­cans get­ting high

The Myanmar Times - - World -

THE num­ber of adult cannabis users in the United States in­creased by 10 mil­lion from 2002 to 2014, said a study that called for bet­ter ed­u­ca­tion on the po­ten­tial pit­falls.

The in­crease co­in­cided with a gen­eral rise in the po­tency of the pop­u­lar recre­ational drug and a grow­ing be­lief that it is not harm­ful, re­searchers wrote in The Lancet Psy­chi­a­try.

The find­ings, the US-based team wrote, “sug­gest a po­ten­tial ben­e­fit of ed­u­ca­tion and pre­ven­tion mes­sages” even as many US states are re­lax­ing cannabis poli­cies. –

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