Who Is The Modern Day Cannabis Consumer?

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The modern marijuana consumer is an intriguing one. This elevated cannabis enthusiast is also college educated, employed full-time, sometimes married, sometimes a parent, and some even spend an average of more than $1,700 a year on herb––that tops alcohol, tobacco, and personal care combined––according to an inclusive survey conducted by weed-delivery startup, Eaze.

Cannabis is always changing. As we gather more information on this amazing plant, it is import to know and understand who the modern day consumer is. Cannabis delivery service Eaze, recently polled more than 10,000 people with a 32-question email survey.

“Despite the recent victories in marijuana legalization, cannabis use still carries a stigma among some modern day Americans. This study tells a new story about the thousands of people who consume cannabis daily,” the Eaze study reads. “In this report we explore three emerging segments of cannabis consumers: women, parents, and working professionals.”

Keep scrolling for more highlights from the study’s results:

Around 57 percent of cannabis consumers belong to the millennial generation, followed by Gen X, Gen Z, and the Baby Boomers generations.
51 percent of modern cannabis consumers have a college, or postgraduate degree.
Over 66 percent of cannabis consumers identify as male, while 32 percent identify as female.
59 percent of said surveyed women, say they consume cannabis daily.
91 percent of marijuana consumers are employed full-time in multiple industries, while 19 percent of these hard-working cannabis enthusiasts have jobs in the technology sector.
1 in 5 (22 percent) of survey participants are parents, while 66 percent of respondents are married. Of the previously mentioned parent/cannabis consumer hybrids, 63 percent said they consume cannabis daily.
The average Eaze user spends $1,704-per-year on cannabis.
And 4 out of 5 respondents (87 percent) have reduced alcohol intake, and say that their cannabis use can be directly correlated to said cutting down of boozing.

Information and statistics are important in furthering the global conversation surrounding cannabis use. Especially as legalization of marijuana becomes more wide spread and they normalize cannabis-use in general. Of course these numbers do not represent everyone on earth who smokes weed, they do depict a significant portion of voting adults, and demographics that are most certainly and directly affected by the nation’s drug laws. This is a good collection of data that we can use to better understand the modern day cannabis user.

Be sure to come back to The Happy Campers for all of your latest cannabis news and findings. You can read the full survey here.

All images courtesy of Eaze.

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