Marijuana Addiction among College Students While substance abuse has always been a significant issue on college campuses, growing trends over the past decade have shown a steady increase in cannabis usage and frequency among students. Furthermore, the proportion of students reporting daily marijuana usage has risen to about 4 percent, more than double the rate in the 1990’s (Pope, 2007). With this increase colleges have taken varying approaches in dealing with the issue. Many institutions are expending significant resources on prevention and enforcement to counteract this increase, while other campuses are choosing to reexamine and relax their policies regarding marijuana use. This paper will attempt to distinguish these differences...The end:
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