The cannabis industry will be worth around $40 billion a year to the US economy, experts have claimed.
The Cannabis Community Care and Research Network (C3RN) made the claim as it launched a groundbreaking new study.
The anonymous survey is a first an aims to help standardize health and safety for cannabis users and improve the health of medicinal, and recreational users.
Dr Marion McNabb, Public Health Doctor, CEO, and co-founder of C3RN, said: ''We're focusing on designing innovative research and education models that embrace community-level engagement and empowerment to collectively drive change.
'This longitudinal anonymous survey is meant to give everyone a voice and an opportunity to be part of this movement.'
C3RN claims the cannabis industry will be worth $40 billion a year within a decade
'The baseline information established here will be used to develop accessible, innovative, and evidence-based community education resources.
'We intend to highlight collective best practices that promote multi-sectoral collaboration between the cannabis industry, healthcare, academic, consumers and patient populations.'
Three centers in Massachusetts have chosen to prioritize research and evidence-based education during this pilot in order to provide the highest