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Secondary reasons U.S. medical marijuana patients use cannabis 2016

This graph shows other reasons, besides their main condition(s), why medical marijuana patients use cannabis, as of January 2016. It was found that 76 percent of respondents stated that they use cannabis for relaxation besides treating their main medical condition.

Other reasons why medical marijuana patients in the U.S. use cannabis as of 2016

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Release date

February 2016


United States

Survey time period

January 2016

Number of respondents

over 1,400

Age group

18-80 years

Special properties

medical marijuana patients

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question- "Besides your main condition(s), are there other reasons you use cannabis?"

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