Stats and Stories

The Story Behind the Stat

Oftentimes statistics and data seem impersonal and can be quickly dismissed, but they hold within them the stories of real individuals whose lives are profoundly affected by marijuana. Behind each chart, percentage, and number, lies a personal or family journey of pain and tragedy.

of 12th-graders said they've used marijuana in the past year*
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of marijuana users 18 or older report first using marijuana between the ages of 12-17*
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of teen drivers have reported driving under the influence of marijuana*
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* According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics (Source: https://drugabusestatistics.org/marijuana-addiction/)

cannabis induced psychosis

Cannabis Induced Disorders like psychosis have risen 50%

18-year old Johnny Stack Story

Woman gets no jail time for stabbing boyfriend 108 times

Mental disorders linked to marijuana use

18-year old Johnny Stack Story

Woman gets no jail time for stabbing boyfriend 108 times

Mental disorders linked to marijuana use

cannabis-related crash fatalities increased to 21.5%

Marijuana-related traffic accidents with reported fatalities, rose from 9% in 2000 to 21.5% in 2018

Marijuana-related traffic accidents that required treatment in an emergency room rose 475% between 2010 and 2021

Nephew Killed Riding Bike

Teen driver hits & kills 8-year old girl

12 killed in head on collision

Nephew Killed while Riding Bike

Teen driver hits & kills 8-year old girl

12 killed in head on church bus collision

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Election Day May 4, 2024

Early voting APRIL 22 - 30, 2024

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