Regular cannabis use has now exceeded cigarette use in the United States for the first time in history

Over the past 50 years, marijuana consumption has significantly increased

Around 16% American adults said they currently smoke marijuana

whereas about 50% claimed to have tried it at some point in their lives

American cigarette consumption has fallen over the past few decades

In a poll conducted in the 1950s, 45% of adults stated they smoked cigarettes

Cannabis use among young people in America is at an all-time high

with over one-third of those who responded who were under 35 stating they smoked marijuana

In 38 states, it is currently legal in some form

According to certain authorities, marijuana can be very harmful, especially for young adults