Marijuana use among Illinois teens unchanged but ‘cool factor’ increasing, survey finds

The number of Illinois high school seniors who think that using marijuana would make their peers perceive them as cool doubled during the past decade, according to a new report based on the 2018 Illinois Youth Survey, conducted by senior research scientist Scott Hays of the University of Illinois Center for Prevention Research and Development. The center is a unit within the School of Social Work. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

MAY 2, 2019 1:00 PM
SHARITA FORREST

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Marijuana use among Illinois teens unchanged but 'cool factor' increasing, survey finds
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Marijuana use among Illinois teens unchanged but 'cool factor' increasing, survey finds
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The number of Illinois teens who reported using marijuana during the past year has remained stable since 2008.