Study contradicts negative stereotypes about marijuana consumers

A new study, that claims to be the first of its kind, found cannabis consumers are “among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults.”

The study by BDS Analytics compared people in three categories: “Consumers” (people who consumed cannabis products in the past ), “Acceptors” (people who do not consume cannabis but might consider it) and “Rejecters” (people who do not consume cannabis and would not consider it).

The researchers found Consumers in Colorado were more likely to have full-time jobs, more likely to say they are more satisfied with their lives now than they were a year ago, more likely to say they are very social, and more likely to say they enjoy outdoor recreation more than Acceptors and Rejectors.

According to the study:

  • Full-time employment is enjoyed by 64 percent of Colorado Consumers, compared to 51 percent of Acceptors and 54 percent of Rejecters.
  • Nearly five
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