marijuana vs. alcohol

Is pot an emerging alternative to alcohol?

We’re always eagerly following the progress of the emerging cannabis industry, because it seems to have fewer health risks than drinking alcohol (especially when it’s eaten or drunk, rather than smoked).

There’s a new research report out that helps to answer some questions about people’s habits in consumption of both alcohol and marijuana.

Here’s the TL;DR:

  1. Most who consume marijuana in some form also drink alcohol

  2. This is a change from the past, when it was usually one or the other

  3. This may be because the occasions for consuming each may be different

For more, including a sense of how often people consume marijuana where it’s legal, and a sense of how alcohol consumption is changing, explore the full article here.