American consumers of cigarettes and other tobacco products have an increasing tendency to also consume marijuana, according to new findings from an American research group.
Marijuana and cigarettes are two of America’s three most commonly consumed addictive substances. While marijuana use is on the rise, cigarette use has fallen consistently for a number of years. In a study scheduled for publication in October 2015 in the journal Addictive Behaviors, researchers from Emory University used data gathered from hundreds of thousands of American adults to assess the frequency of marijuana use among people who smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products. These researchers concluded that the number of marijuana-smoking tobacco consumers has risen considerably in the 21st century. Continue reading