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When asked about pattern of use in the past year, 70% of young adults in King County either do not use marijuana at all or use less than once per month, and 89% of young adults don’t drive after marijuana use.  Where did we get these stats from? Statistics come from the 2018 Washington Young Adult Health Survey. In King County 786 young adults 18-25 participated in this survey.

70% of young adults in King County either do not use marijuana at all or use less than once per month

89%) of 18-25 year olds DO NOT drive under the influence of marijuana.

Percent of 18-25 Year Olds Using Marijuana in King County

  • Have never used
  • Have used within the past month
  • Used more than 30 days ago, but within the past 12 months
  • Used more than 12 months ago

Source: Young Adult Health Survey – University of Washington (2018)

Recreational Marijuana Use 18-25 year olds in King County
Have never used 37.75%
Have used within the past month 30.4%
Have used more than 30 days ago, but within the past 12 months 20.03%
Have used more than 12 months ago 11.82%
Once a month 4.78%
2 to 3 times a month 8.62%
Once per week 3.22%
More than once a week 3.85%
Every other day 5.52%
Every day 4.87%