From: Too young for Cannabis? Choice of minimum legal age for legalized non-medical Cannabis in Canada

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Outcome: | Education (CTUMS) | Current cigarette smoking (CTUMS+CTADS) | Self-reported general health (CTADS) | Self-reported mental health (CTADS) |

Panel A: AIPW estimates | ||||

Age of first use 18 years | 0.275*** | −0.094*** | 0.077** | 0.044 |

(0.026) | (0.009) | (0.037) | (0.034) | |

z = 10.5, p = 0.00 | z = −10.3, p = 0.00 | z = 2.1, p = 0.04 | z = 1.3, p = 0.20 | |

Age of first use 19–20 years | 0.394*** | −0.121*** | 0.057** | 0.086*** |

(0.020) | (0.010) | (0.025) | (0.023) | |

z = 19.9, p = 0.00 | z = − 11.8, p = 0.00 | z = 2.3, p = 0.02 | z = 3.7, p = 0.00 | |

Age of first use 21–24 years | 0.590*** | −0.126*** | 0.110*** | 0.068** |

(0.040) | (0.011) | (0.030) | (0.030) | |

z = 14.8, p = 0.00 | z = −12.0, p = 0.00 | z = 3.6, p = 0.00 | z = 2.2, p = 0.03 | |

Panel B: MMWS estimates | ||||

Age of first use 18 years | 0.283*** | −0.094*** | 0.070 | 0.034 |

(0.030) | (0.008) | (0.041) | (0.037) | |

t = 9.36, p = 0.00 | t = 11.47, p = 0.00 | t = 1.72, p = 0.12 | t = 0.92, p = 0.38 | |

Age of first use 19–20 years | 0.414*** | −0.123*** | 0.067** | 0.089** |

(0.023) | (0.010) | (0.023) | (0.029) | |

t = 17.92, p = 0.00 | t = 12.46, p = 0.00 | t = 2.90, p = 0.02 | t = 3.11, p = 0.01 | |

Age of first use 21–24 years | 0.630*** | −0.141*** | 0.093** | 0.029 |

(0.043) | (0.009) | (0.037) | (0.038) | |

t = 14.55, p = 0.00 | t = 15.33, p = 0.00 | t = 2.53, p = 0.03 | t = 0.77, p = 0.46 | |

R squared | 0.014 | 0.013 | 0.004 | 0.002 |

N | 35,904 | 42,610 | 6598 | 6593 |