Can Legal Marijuana Fix America’s Binge Drinking Problem?

There’s nothing wrong with sharing a cocktail or two with friends and family. But binge drinking is a different matter.

As more states legalize marijuana, is the problem getting better or worse? Does more cannabis use cut down on binge drinking? The data, so far, is inconclusive. But public health researchers are urging agencies and universities to focus more on the dangers posed by alcohol, and less on the dangers of less toxic drugs, such as marijuana.

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