Usual modes of marijuana consumption among high school students in Colorado

Renee M Johnson, Ashley Brooks-Russell, Ming Ma, Brian J. Fairman, Rickey L. Tolliver, Arnold H. Levinson

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Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of modes of marijuana consumption among Colorado youth and explore variation by demographics, access, substance use, and risk perceptions. Method: Data are from a 2013 survey of Colorado high school students (N = 25,197; 50.5% female). The outcome variable was usual mode of marijuana consumption (i.e., smoking, vaporizing, ingesting edibles, or other) among those reporting past 30-day marijuana use. Classification variables included sex, grade level, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, current alcohol and cigarette use, frequent marijuana use, early marijuana use (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)580-588
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Toxicology

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