Determining the legal age to allow consumption of various vices is a matter that's hardly ever agreed upon.
As previous studies have demonstrated, positive first experiences with a drug could lead to more addictive behavior down the road.
We can worry about adolescents using marijuana but worry less about whether legalization will cause widespread teenage use.
A new report from Statistics Canada adds to a growing body of evidence that marijuana legalization dissuades adolescent use.
While not as problematic as traditional tobacco use, vaping does increase the risk the of contracting respiratory diseases.
A new study found that among the 30,000 overdoses reported in 2016 for people ages 12-21, 30% of cases involved prescription opioids.
Even if parents limited marijuana use to high school, their kids were more likely to later use cannabis than other groups.
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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