In‐transition culture of experimentation with cannabis in Latin American college students: A new role within a potential drug use sequencing pattern

  title={In‐transition culture of experimentation with cannabis in Latin American college students: A new role within a potential drug use sequencing pattern},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Mauricio Castaldelli-Maia and S{\'e}rgio Nicastri and Magdalena Cerd{\'a} and June H Kim and Lucio Garcia de Oliveira and Arthur Guerra de Andrade and Silvia S. Martins},
  journal={Drug and Alcohol Review},
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Given a scenario of intense discussion about the legal situation of cannabis users worldwide, this paper aims to investigate the role of cannabis within a drug use sequencing pattern. DESIGN AND METHODS Data came from a representative sample of college students from 27 Brazilian capitals (n = 12 711). We analysed the patterns of transition from/to the first use of cannabis to/from the first use of alcohol, tobacco and seven other illegal drugs. Survival analysis methods… Expand
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