A new study analyzing more than 1 million Reddit drug-related comment threads suggests Americans are increasingly turning to drugs to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, with sharp increases in conversations about alcohol, hallucinogens, tobacco and cocaine.
“The rise/drop in the number of comments or threads in subreddits indicates how much consumers use the related drug,” according to the American Marijuana study.
A review of comments and threads on drug-related subreddits from January to July revealed a sudden, strong rise in references to all types of drugs beginning in March.
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