NCIA & MCBA Announce Partnership and #CannaBizSummit Scholarships for 2017

Posted on: April 9th, 2017 by admin No Comments

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA) are pleased to announce the formalization of a partnership where each organization will support the other’s work. MCBA exists “to create equal access and economic empowerment for cannabis businesses, their patients, and the communities most affected by the war on drugs,” and..

Heavy Marijuana Use Increasing Rapidly Amongst Teens – RTT News

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by admin No Comments

5/3/2012 6:34 PM ET (RTTNews) – A new study supported by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation suggests that while fewer teens are smoking cigarettes, more a using marijuana. The two groups released a report on their May 2 study and say that heavy marijuana use in particular has peaked since 2008. The study reviewed data collected as part of the Partnership Attitude Tracking Study.

Report: Frequent marijuana smoking up 80 percent among teens – CBS News

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

(CBS/AP) Pot use is becoming a big problem for U.S. teens, a new survey suggests. The Partnership at Drugfree.org released a new survey Wednesday that found nearly 1 in 10 teens said they smoke marijuana at least 20 or more times a month.

Teen marijuana use on the rise, study says – New York Daily News

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

WASHINGTON — More teens are smoking dope, with nearly 1 in 10 lighting up at least 20 or more times a month, according to a new survey of young people. The report by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, being released Wednesday, also said abuse of prescription medicine may be easing a bit among young people in grades 9 through 12, but still remains high.

More Teens Smoking Marijuana, Survey Says – Fox News

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Marijuana use has significantly increased among teenagers in the United States, but the abuse of prescription drugs has fallen while the use of harder drugs like cocaine and meth have stabilized, indicates a new survey. More teens are smoking pot, with nearly 1 in 10 lighting up at least 20 or more times a month.  The report by The Partnership at Drugfree.org , being released Wednesday, also said abuse of prescription medicine may be easing a bit among young people in grades 9 through 12, but still remains high. Partnership President Steve Pasierb says the mindset among parents is that it’s just a little weed or a few pills — no biggie

National Study: Teen "Heavy" Marijuana Use Up 80 Percent Since 2008, One in … – MarketWatch (press release)

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

NEW YORK, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Only Half of Teens, 51 Percent, Now Say They See “Great Risk” in Using Marijuana Regularly ~Teen Abuse of Rx and Over-The-Counter Medicines Remain at Dangerous Levels~ New, nationally projectable survey results released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation found that past-month marijuana use – particularly heavy use – has increased significantly among U.S. high school students since 2008.

Study: Teen marijuana use on the rise – CBS News

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

(AP) WASHINGTON – More teens are smoking dope, with nearly 1 in 10 lighting up at least 20 or more times a month, according to a new survey of young people. The report by The Partnership at Drugfree.org , being released Wednesday, also said abuse of prescription medicine may be easing a bit among young people in grades 9 through 12, but still remains high. Partnership President Steve Pasierb says the mindset among parents is that it’s just a little weed or a few pills — no biggie

Teens’ use of marijuana rises; attention to trend urged – Hutchinson News

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by admin No Comments

Published: 5/1/2012 6:08 PM | Last update: 5/1/2012 6:08 PM By Jennifer C. Kerr – Associated Press WASHINGTON – More teens are smoking dope, with nearly 1 in 10 lighting up at least 20 or more times a month, according to a new survey of young people. The report by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, being released today, also said abuse of prescription medicine may be easing a bit among young people in grades 9 through 12, but still remains high.

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