By Gene Balk, The Seattle Times on February 3, 2023
In the Seattle area, the popularity of cannabis products easily exceeds that of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and vaping, according to new data from market-research firm Nielsen.
In surveys conducted between March 2021 and January 2022, around 865,000 people age 18 and older in the Seattle market area — about 20% of the adult population — said they had used cannabis (including edibles) in the past 30 days. Only around 560,000 (13%) had smoked cigarettes or used one of the newer nicotine-based alternatives, e-cigarettes and vapes.
That’s a gap of around 7 percentage points in favor of cannabis over nicotine, the second-largest gap among the 83 market areas included in the data.
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