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As an addendum to the previous post, I suspected an age skew. Younger guys who buy cheap cigars are more likely to use them as blunts than older men are. The percentages of men aged 18-25 and aged 26+ who buy cigars and are active marijuana users, again defined as having smoked weed sometime in the last year:

Cigar 18-25yo 26+yo
Black and Milds 21.3% 12.4%
Swishers 17.2% 7.4%

Even among ‘youths’, though, it’s more the exception than the rule.

2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health variables used: CGR30BR2(404, 423), IRSEX(1), CIG30MLN(2-3), MRDAYPYR, CATAGE(2)(3-4)

(Republished from The Audacious Epigone by permission of author or representative)
 
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