College students' perceptions and use of marijuana
Bradley R. Adkins, SN; Andrea E. Pertl, SN; Madissen Brookshire-Green, SN -- College of Nursing and Health Professions, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA; Ellie T. Ashbrook, SN; Kelly Wilkins, SN; Jennifer Mitchell, SN -- Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA; Samantha Salvador, SN, CONHP, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA
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The objectives were to assess perceptions and use of marijuana among undergraduate students at a faith-based university. A survey and focus groups were used. The primary motivator for use was "to experiment." Sixty percent believed marijuana should be legalized, and 90% believed it should be legalized for medical purposes.
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