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Perceptions of marijuana potency and public health consequences of legalization

Visual graphic of the study detailing that most adults feel marijuana legalization will effect road safety (56%), employee safety (63%) and ER visits (53%). Details differences in perception based on demographics, usage and thoughts around legalization.
Will road safety, ER visits and employee safety be affected if marijuana is legalized? What does the public feel are the risks to the rapidly evolving cannabis policy in the U.S.? A recent article by Associate Professor Stella Resko explores the perceptions of public health consequences of marijuana legalization and the need for prevention efforts to reduce negative public health consequences associated with cannabis use.
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