Peer influence on marijuana use in different types of friendships.

@article{Tucker2014PeerIO,
  title={Peer influence on marijuana use in different types of friendships.},
  author={Joan S. Tucker and Kayla de la Haye and David P. Kennedy and Harold D. Green and Michael S. Pollard},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={
          67-73
        }
}
PURPOSE Although several social network studies have demonstrated peer influence effects on adolescent substance use, findings for marijuana use have been equivocal. This study examines whether structural features of friendships moderate friends' influence on adolescent marijuana use over time. METHODS Using 1-year longitudinal data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, this article examines whether three structural features of friendships moderate friends' influence on… CONTINUE READING
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