Youth use rates in Massachusetts have been rising each year since decrim.

Massachusetts, get some updated youth behavior risk data — locally — from the Metrowest Health Foundation. And new evidence of physical and mental health harms associated with this drug is mounting.

This is not a benign drug.

Product placement online and in the media is pushing use rates up. Massachusetts now has the highest youth use rates in the nation. The marijuana lobby is complicit in the rising levels of abuse of this drug. Its good for their business–a generation of dependent customers. And ultimately public dollars will once again be required to clean up this coming public health mess.