(CBSDFW.COM) – According to geotagged Twitter data gathered this month, it appears more Texans are using marijuana than people in most states during the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: How Could The Economic Relief Package Put More Money In Your Pocket?
The map below is based on data since March 1, tracking tweets and hashtags about using marijuana, including phrases such as “smoke weed,” “get high,” and all related slang terms.
More than 200,000 tweets were tracked.
The southern half of the U.S. has the most activity, with the exception of Michigan, which was the number one state overall.READ MORE: The Pandemic Closed Them, But On Monday Apple Reopened All 270 Of Its US Stores
The top marijuana-using states during the coronavirus outbreak are as follows:
9. New Mexico
The map was put together by health site bodynutrition.org, using trends software with direct access to geotagged Twitter data.MORE NEWS: Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price Gets 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Dose: 'I'm Trying To Show Leadership And Show The Way'