This Week In Weed – 24 February 2018

Cannabis poses ‘long-term risk’ to alcohol industry The legal cannabis industry “could emerge to become one of the biggest threats to the multi-billion dollar beverage alcohol business”, according to analytical firms IWSR and BDS Analytics. “Our research shows that up to 40% of adults 21 and over consume cannabis in states where it’s legal,” said […]

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Young adults turn away from alcohol problem fuelled by upper classes

The proportion of people drinking to excess in England has fallen slightly in the last year, largely because young adults – including the oft-maligned millenials – continue to turn away from alcohol. While rises in alcohol-related deaths and hospital admissions are growing in absolute terms – roughly in line with population growth – broadly stable […]

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