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Top 10 States Addicted To Marijuana

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It is not shocking that marijuana use in U.S had increased as years goes by. One of the reasons for this scenario is the legalization of marijuana for some states. Legalization means freedom to use, many people started taking advantage of it. Abusing pot and not using it properly. To give you a better look, here are the top 10 stares in the US that got addicted to marijuana.

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Top 10 States Addicted To Marijuana

  1. 1. TOP 10 STATES
  2. 2. IN 2014 68, 000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 13.01 % of Alaska’s population. 1. ALASKA
  3. 3. IN 2014 107,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 12.91 % of Rhode Island’s population. 2. RHODE ISLAND
  4. 4. 3. VERMONT IN 2014 64,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 12.89 % of Vermont’s population. SHELBURNE MUSEUM
  5. 5. 4. OREGON IN 2014 370,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 12.48 % of Oregon’s population.
  6. 6. 5. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN 2014 53,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 10.58 % of D.C’s population.
  7. 7. 6. MONTANA IN 2014 81,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 10.58 % of D.C’s population.
  8. 8. 7. COLORADO IN 2014 400,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 10.49 % of Colorado’s population.
  9. 9. 8. WASHINGTON IN 2014 532,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 10.34 % of Washington’s population.
  10. 10. 9. MASSACHUSETTS IN 2014 475,000 people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 9.26 % of Massachusetts’s population.
  11. 11. 10. CALIFORNIA IN 2014 2.5 million people over 18 have used marijuana. This represents about 9.15 % of California’s population.
  12. 12. EFFECTS OF USING MARIJUANA
  13. 13. LUNG CANCERMarijuana contains more cancer-causing chemicals than tobacco. Marijuana smokers inhale deeply and hold the smoke in their lungs longer which may increase their risk for developing lung cancer.
  14. 14. Smoking pot can increase your heart rate by as much as two times for up to 3 hours. It has been reported that some people have a heart attack right after they use marijuana. ACCELERATED HEARTBEAT
  15. 15. If you drive after using marijuana, your risk of being in a car accident more than doubles. SLOW REACTION TIME
  16. 16. Regular heavy marijuana use by teens can lead to an IQ drop of up to 8 points.
  17. 17. DRUG ARREST 12-40% of the majority of DUI drug arrests in- volve marijuana.
  18. 18. Recent studies have shown a link between frequent marijuana use and the occurence of testicular cancer. DID YOU KNOW?
  19. 19. Marijuana smoke may burn your mouth and throat. BURNING MOUTH
  20. 20. Adolescent cannabis users show no difference from their peers in suicidal ideation or rate of suicide at- tempts, but those who continue to use cannabis into adult life exhibit an increased incidence of both, al- though multiple other contributory factors also come into play. SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR
  21. 21. SOURCES: http://www.deltadiscovery.com http://dailysignal.com http://www.healthline.com http://www.mpp.org http://www.bigmarijuanabigmistake.org http://healthvermont.gov http://www.maine.gov https://www.marijuanadoctors.com http://www.drugscience.org http://www.canorml.org http://en.wikipedia.org http://www.drugabuse.gov http://www.alpinevillaretreat.com LAUNCH THE ANIMATED VERSION HERE

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