Research :: Marijuana: Use Among Young Males and Health Outcomes

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug by adolescents and young adults, with more males than females reporting marijuana use. The adolescent and young adult years represent a critical period for interventions to prevent marijuana use and abuse. This article reviews relevant literature, including trends in young males’ marijuana use and health effects of marijuana use.

Pujazon-Zazik, M., & Park, M.J. (2009). Marijuana: Use Among Young Males and Health Outcomes. American Journal of Men’s Health, 3(3), 265-274

TOPIC(S)

Males, Risky Behavior, Socio-demographic disparities, Substance Use, Young Adults

DATE POSTED

February 24, 2009

AUTHOR(S)

Melissa Pujazon-Zazik, M. Jane Park

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