8 Fun Facts About Marijuana

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Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Its use is widespread among young people. Here are some fun facts for you.


1
42% of people in the U.S. have tried marijuana at least once.

2
Legalizing marijuana would generate $8.7 billion in federal and state tax revenue per year.

3
Over 800,000 people are arrested for marijuana in the U.S. each year.

4
Study after study has found that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and tobacco.

5
Marijuana is legal and is not even classified as a drug in North Korea.

6
Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. in 2015.

7
Bob Marley was buried with his red Gibson guitar, a Bible open to Psalms 23, and a bud of marijuana.

8
The first thing ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971.