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Age Differences in Daily and Non-daily Cannabis Use in the United States, 2002–2014

About the Course:

This course examines age difference in cannabis use in the US between 2002-2014. Previous research indicate a change in use in 2007, thus the data is separated before and after that year. The measure daily vs non-daily use. Daily use was defined as use 300 days of the year or more. The authors found an overall increase in use, as well as an increase in frequency of use. The reasons cited for this increase were: increasingly permissive cannabis legislation, attitudes, and lower risk perception.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Authors

Pia M. Mauro, PH.D.

Dr. Pia M. Mauro is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University. Her research focuses on substance use epidemiology, access to substance use and mental health services, behavioral health treatment integration and co-location, as well as structural and policy impacts on substance use and treatment. She is interested in health equity and working with vulnerable populations (e.g., juveniles in drug court, older adults, racial/ethnic minorities, immigrant populations, people with mental illness, people using substances).

Hannah Carliner, SC.D.,MPH

Dr. Hannah Carliner is a social epidemiologist with a focus on the effects of stress, trauma, and social inequities on risk for psychiatric and substance use disorders across the life course. Recent research includes epidemiological studies of the effect of childhood trauma on adolescent mental health and drug use, studies about the role of racial and gender discrimination in drug use, and studies tracking changes in drug use in sociodemographic subgroups related to macroeconomic trends.

Qiana L. Brown, Ph.D., M.P.H., L.C.S.W.

Dr. Qiana L. Brown is an epidemiologist and advanced generalist licensed certified social worker (LCSW). She is an Assistant Professor at the Rutgers University Schools of Social Work and Public Health. Dr. Brown’s peer-reviewed research has been published in top-tier journals, to include JAMA. She is also a member of the editorial boards of Substance Use and Misuse, and the Journal of Substance Use.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge cannabis use is changing.

  2. Identify the age groups changing use and what those specific changes are.

  3. Summarize the adverse consequences of the increase use.

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Course Material

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Course Number 102712
1 credit hour
  • Online Article
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