US cannabis use increases

Data from a federal government survey indicate that cannabis use in the US increased from 4.2% in 2016 to 5.9% in 2018. Cannabis use among men was twice as high (6.7%) as among women (3.5%), and 1 in 20 Americans aged 55 and older used cannabis in the previous month. The largest increases were found in the 11 states where medical cannabis is legal.