• Students in College Debt Likely Smoking More Weed, Wall Street Analysts Say

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    The onerous cost of higher education has been blamed for many things - and now, it may be responsible for driving up marijuana use in unexpected ways.
    In 2016, the average student lender left college with a massive $35,000 cost already on their books - about three times what their parents had to worry about when leaving university about two decades ago.
    That's raised alarm bells for policy makers, who say it has a lasting effect not only on the rest of the student's lives - but also the larger economy. In 2015, for instance, the Federal Reserve found higher student loans led to fewer home...
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