Marijuana legalization is associated with increased use of alcohol, a new study published in JAMA Health Forum revealed.

The startling new evidence contradicts prior research that showed that cannabis legalization did lead to more marijuana consumption but also decreased the use of alcohol.

Over 4.2 million U.S. adults took part in a cross-sectional study and difference-in-differences analysis from 2010 to 2019, out of which 321,921 respondents were in states where marijuana was legal. Interestingly, both …

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