High school athletes and marijuana use.

  title={High school athletes and marijuana use.},
  author={B T Ewing},
  journal={Journal of drug education},
  volume={28 2},
  • B T Ewing
  • Published 1998 in Journal of drug education
Identifying groups of young people that might be especially susceptible to marijuana use would aid in the design and implementation of drug policy programs. This article examines whether those who participated in high school athletics have a different pattern of marijuana use than comparable non-athletes. The results indicate that male athletes have a higher incidence of marijuana use than non-athletes. The same is not true for female athletes, who actually engage in less marijuana use than… CONTINUE READING