Thursday, June 16, 2005

Curious Statistics on Marijuana

From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association, here's the top 10 and bottom 10 regions of the country for marijuana use:

Boston, 12.16 percent
Boulder, Colo., 10.3 percent (What? Boulder? I never would have guessed)
Southeast Massachusetts, 9.53 percent
Portland, Ore., region, 9.48 (Does the "Portland Region" include Eugene?)
Champlain Valley, Vt., 9.37 percent
San Francisco region, 9.24 percent
Hawaii Island, 9.22 percent
Central Massachusetts, 9 percent
North Central California, 8.93 percent
Washington, R.I., 8.81 percent

Northwest Iowa, 2.28 percent (Lutheran country. Exciting people we are)
Northeast Iowa, 2.53 percent (See above)
North central Texas, 2.59 percent
Central Iowa, 2.63 percent (See above)
Lake region and south central North Dakota, 2.65 percent (See above)
Northern Nebraska, 2.65 percent (See above)
Southeast Oklahoma, 2.77 percent
Eastern central South Dakota, 2.78 percent (See above)
Badlands and west central North Dakota, 2.81 percent (See above)
Central Nebraska, 2.88 percent (See above)