Frequent marijuana use is associated with greater nicotine addiction in adolescent smokers.

@article{Rubinstein2014FrequentMU,
  title={Frequent marijuana use is associated with greater nicotine addiction in adolescent smokers.},
  author={Mark L Rubinstein and Michelle A Rait and Judith J Prochaska},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2014},
  volume={141},
  pages={159-62}
}
BACKGROUND Marijuana and tobacco are the substances used most commonly by adolescents and co-occurring use is common. Use of one substance may potentiate the addictive properties of the other. The current study examined the severity of nicotine addiction among teen smokers as a function of co-occurring marijuana use. METHODS Participants were 165 adolescents (13-17 years old) who reported smoking at least 1 cigarette per day (CPD) in the past 30 days. General linear models examined the… CONTINUE READING