Overwhelmed with school work, or faced with mental health issues, college students often turn to cannabis and other psychoactive drugs to cope with these stressors. As a result, the misuse and abuse of these substances have become a widespread issue among college students. This cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the tendency of cannabis users of different frequencies toward using certain psychoactive substances. An anonymous online survey was distributed across several college campuses in the U.S., generating 702 responses. From this self-reported survey, data on the demographics of participants, as well as the frequency of use of ADHD medications, cannabis, nicotine, and other psychoactive drugs were collected.
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Patrissy, Cara; Lin, Julia; Raymond, Antonietta; and Scott, Nicole, "Associations between Frequent Cannabis Usage and Substance Abuse" (2023). Research Days Posters 2023. 70.