Friday, June 5, 2020

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Researchers Say This Is The Optimal Age For Using Marijuana

Determining the legal age to allow consumption of various vices is a matter that's hardly ever agreed upon.

Study: Marijuana Rewires Young Brains To Boost Cocaine Enjoyment

As previous studies have demonstrated, positive first experiences with a drug could lead to more addictive behavior down the road.

Another Survey Shows Teen Marijuana Use Declines After Legalization

We can worry about adolescents using marijuana but worry less about whether legalization will cause widespread teenage use.

Canadian Teenagers Stopped Smoking Weed After Legalization

A new report from Statistics Canada adds to a growing body of evidence that marijuana legalization dissuades adolescent use.

As Teen Use Rises, Study Finds Vaping Damages Lungs

While not as problematic as traditional tobacco use, vaping does increase the risk the of contracting respiratory diseases.

Prescription Opioid Overdoses As Likely In Teenagers As Adults, Study Finds

A new study found that among the 30,000 overdoses reported in 2016 for people ages 12-21, 30% of cases involved prescription opioids.

Study: You’re More Likely To Use Marijuana If Your Parents Did

Even if parents limited marijuana use to high school, their kids were more likely to later use cannabis than other groups.

Forget DARE, This Program Re-Imagines Youth Drug Education For The Internet Age

By empowering teenagers with honest information and reality-based tools, the Drug Policy Alliance is changing the conversation of drug education in America.

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Study Finds No Association Between Marijuana And Stroke Risk

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