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    Notice of release: Cigarette, cannabis and alcohol use among young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Montréal, December 14, 2020. – The Institut de la statistique du Québec is releasing today the results of a special round of the Québec Longitudinal Study of Child Development (QLSCD). These results are based on data collected from mid-July to the end of August 2020 among young adults born in Québec in 1997-1998.

    The infographic released today provides a portrait of their use of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cannabis and alcohol in the summer of 2020. It also reports on changes in these habits since the start of the pandemic.

    This infographic follows up on the one released in November which focused, among other things, on some of young adults’ concerns about COVID-19 and on their perception of their mental health in the summer of 2020.

    View the infographics:

    How Has the Use of Cigarettes, Cannabis and Alcohol Changed among Young Adults in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic? (PDF, 248.97 kB)

    Young Adults and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perceptions of the Situation in the Summer of 2020 (PDF, 303.2 kB)

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