Saying no to marijuana: why American youth report quitting or abstaining.

  title={Saying no to marijuana: why American youth report quitting or abstaining.},
  author={Yvonne M. Terry-McElrath and Patrick M O'Malley and Lloyd D Johnston},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs},
  volume={69 6},
OBJECTIVE This article aims to contribute to the literature by reporting on a nationally representative study of U.S. youths regarding their self-reported reasons for abstaining from or quitting marijuana use and the relationships between such reasons and individual sociodemographic characteristics of gender and race/ethnicity. METHOD This article uses data from in-school surveys obtained from nationally representative cross-sectional samples of U.S. high school seniors from 1977 to 2005 (N… 
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