Over 13 percent of adults surveyed in 2014 said they'd used marijuana in the previous year, up from roughly 10 percent in 2002.

Also, daily or near daily use -- five days or more a week -- rose from less than 2 percent to almost 4 percent of adults during that time period.

"This increase has corresponded with the legal and social acceptance of marijuana, and so it is not such a surprise," said lead study author Dr. Wilson Compton, deputy director of the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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