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Colorado Ranks #1 In U.S. For Pot Use In Young People

DENVER (CBS4)- Colorado ranks number one in the nation for marijuana use among young people.

The data comes from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

The study shows marijuana use in Colorado increased 20 percent among kids between the ages of 12 and 17. Pot use also increased 17 percent in college-age adults and was up 63 percent in adults.

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The study shows current usage compared to two years prior to marijuana legalization in Colorado.

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