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Cop Lets Stoned Driver Go, She Drives...

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Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that drug intoxication was ethonal, cocaine and amphetamines in her system

Dealing with Drug Problems

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Preventing and Treating Drug Abuse

Marijuana May Make Your Gums Go To Pot

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People who use it frequently twice as likely to have periodontal disease, researchers say

Study: Elite High Schools Breed Higher...

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Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

Legalized Pot Sends More Teens To ER

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A Colorado children’s hospital saw 4 times as many marijuana-intoxicated teenagers land in its ER or urgent care centers following legalization of…

Bullied In 5th Grade, Prone To Drug...

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…more likely to show signs of depression in seventh grade, and abuse substances like alcohol, marijuana or tobacco in 10th grade, researchers…

“Gray Death” Is The Latest,...

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Tied to thousands of fatal overdoses in the U.S.

Infographic: Marijuana And The Teen...

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With legalization of marijuana happening in a growing number of states, it’s easy for kids to buy the lie that marijuana…

Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to...

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Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

Opioid Epidemic…..A Parents...

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Will began his path to addiction as a freshman at College after being introduced to the prescription stimulant Adderall

Popular Kids In Danger In Their 20’s

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Cool Kids are at greater risk…

How Will Canadian Marijuana Legalization...

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They believe that it will keep marijuana out of the hands of minors. What do you think?

Synthetic Pot Linked to Risky Sex,...

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Teens who use synthetic pot are at a heightened risk for violent behavior, risky sex and abuse of other drugs, a U.S….

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades

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Too much alcohol may not do long-term damage to a college student’s GPA, but adding marijuana to the mix can send grades…

Powerful New Drug: Pink

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Heroin and opioids killed more people in counties inside The Triangle than murders and car accidents combined in 2015

As Pot Legalization Advances,...

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The (AAP) is urging doctors to protect children from the harms of marijuana as the nation becomes increasingly tolerant of the drug’s…

Smart Kids Prone To Dumb Choices On Pot,...

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A new study finds that brainy students are more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they stayed away from tobacco

Infographic: The Latest On Teen Drug Use

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Monitoring The Future Study: 2016

Are Teens Replacing Drugs With Social...

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Fewer teenagers are using drugs and alcohol than ever before, but extreme screen time usage may be their preferred vice

Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana...

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Marijuana use increased and the drug’s perceived harmfulness decreased among eighth- and 10th-graders in Washington after marijuana was legalized for recreational use…

Overdose Fatalities From Opioids Hit New...

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Fentanyl remains chief culprit in early 2016 data in several cities, states

Army Warns Of New Threat: Energy Drinks

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…more likely to report sleep disruption related to stress and illness and were more likely to fall asleep during briefings or on…

Mysterious Illness Tied To Marijuana Use...

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In states with legal weed

Hallucinogenic Plant Gains Foothold In...

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Powerful psychedelic brew from the Amazon to overcome addiction, depression or psychological trauma

Killer Teen Drugs

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Inside the DEA: A chemist’s quest to identify mystery drugs

Fewer Teens Doing Drugs Than Ever Before

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American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in…

CDC Study Says Teen Virgins Are...

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Teen Virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers

Free Pill-Testing Kits To Be Made...

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Kits can confirm whether or not pills contain a particular drug

Voting ‘Yes’ For...

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by Dr. Manny Alvarez

Commercialization Of Legal Pot Has Led...

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over 11% of Colorado’s (teens) use pot. 40% increase in drug-related suspensions and expulsions — the vast majority from marijuana

Teen Use Of Opioids Linked To Marijuana

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Teens who take opioid painkillers without a prescription also often use cannabis, according to a new study

Marijuana legalization….

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California, Florida voters say yes

Pediatric Group Says Doctors Should...

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Medical Schools Are Expanding Their Training To Help Future Dr’s Fight Opioid Abuse

Opioids By Injection May Drive HIV...

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“It was the largest outbreak that has occurred in the U.S. since the introduction of HIV treatment,”

“Rescue Mission” Exposed

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The trio were apparently heading to Brooklyn to “rescue” a teenage girl involved with drugs

Prince Died Of Accidental Overdose Of...

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….medical examiner says

Prince Treated For Drug Overdose Days...

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TMZ…

16-Yr-Old Dead Of A Heroin Overdose....

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“Never in a million years did we think (Mom) would get him into heroin,” “..he did it was to get her approval.”

Heroin Epidemic Is Yielding To A...

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Fentanyl causes far more deaths than heroin in the US

Most Teens Who Misuse Prescription...

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Jim Liebelt

My Child Is Abusing Drugs And Alcohol...

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Trend Alert

Values: Today’s Teens Compared To...

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by Jonathan McKee

Age When Teens Start Using Marijuana...

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A new study shows that the age at which an adolescent starts using marijuana affects which parts of the brain will be…

Today’s Teens Are Better Than You,...

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Comparative data about risk-taking behavior among teenagers in every year back to 1972

Flashback: A New Way To Get High...

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Marijuana ‘Dabbing’ Is ‘Exploding Onto The Drug-Use Scene’

Marijuana Poses Serious Consequences For...

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But Not Adults

Study: Teens And Substance Abuse

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Institute for Social Research

latest Teen Drug Use Stats Released&...

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Overall, 44,892 students from 382 public and private shools participated in the 2015 survey

Online Tool Reveals The Most Likely...

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Americans aged 45 to 54 are 170 per cent more likely to die of an opioid overdose than teenagers and those in…

Study: Young Teens More Susceptible To...

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Peak risk for a transition of..opioid dependence within 12 months is..among 14-to-15-year olds

Can We Please Stop Pretending Marijuana...

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The truth is it can indeed mean trouble, especially for young people.

High School Seniors Now Prefer Marijuana...

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Daily marijuana use surpassed cigarettes

A Christian Case For Ending The War On...

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The unintended consequences of America’s drug policies

Flashback: Commercialization Of Legal...

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The results of a new study about the impact of Colorado’s marijuana legalization is raising troubling questions for parents

Narcotic Painkiller Use in Adolescence...

on October 31, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Doctors Group Recommends Raising Tobacco...

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“The developing brains of children and teens are particularly vulnerable to nicotine”

Students Charged For Taking Pot-Laced...

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Students were caught passing marijuana-laced Skittles candy to other students

Paxil Is Not Safe Or Effective For Teens

on September 26, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use...

on September 13, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Captive Movie: Gripping Atlanta Hostage...

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Two broken, wounded souls navigated a risky journey about purpose, survival, faith and redemption

Family Posts Video Of Teen’s Brain...

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Brave teen left in wheelchair after taking ecstasy says: “This is what a tiny pill can do to you”

Sex, Weed And MTV…

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what this generation is gleaning from the VMAs

Man And Daughter Pretend To Be Homeless,...

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Sometimes those who have less, are the ones who…

5 Scary Health Effects Of Sleep...

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90% of teens are sleep deprived — and the health costs could be significant

Uk: Teens Are Less Likely To Have Smoked...

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The annual Health and Social Care Information Centre survey of 6,000 pupils aged 11 to 15

Drinking And Drug Prevention… Tips...

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Most Popular Questions

Top Party Schools In America

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The Top 10 list

Two Girls Took Drugs, Only One Went Home

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“would do anything to undo her actions and knows she will carry the pain and scars of what happened for the rest…

Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana May...

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Since 1996, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana

Teens Start Misusing ADHD Drugs And...

on June 14, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Synthetic Stimulant ‘Flakka’

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A 17-year-old female was arrested after she jumped through the window…”I am God, I am Satan!”

4 Important Facts Every Parent Should...

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Recently, the media has picked up several stories of Molly-related deaths at electric dance music (EDM) festivals

Study: Pot Users May Have ‘FALSE...

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Brains scans showed users have a less active hippocampus area associated with storing/retrieving memories

420 Day: A Physician’s Take On Pot

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The citizens of Washington and Colorado made a mistake when they voted to legalize pot

WATCH: Fascinating New Neurological...

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A look at the science behind it

Flashback: Pot Smoking May Leave Mark on...

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Teenagers who frequently smoke marijuana may be setting themselves up for declines in intelligence and mental function

San Francisco Preps For 4/20 Celebration...

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Last year, the city spent $100,000 on extra police, and to clean up the mess left behind

Burrito Anthem For Stoners

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Ben & Jerry’s Has Brought Back Apple’s ‘1984’ Will this be the official snack of 4/20?

Naked Spring Break Photo Girl Tells...

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Photos of her, enclosed in a group of raucous male party-goers, has left authorities fearing for her life

‘Flakka’: The New Street...

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Its insane side effects aren’t even the worst part

Experts Caution Against Random Drug...

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Tests may also uncover traces of students’ prescription medications, which may be a violation of their privacy

How Authorities Handle Spring Break...

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Ainsley Earhardt reports on ‘Hannity’

Create A Code Word To Help Teens Out Of...

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Two realities of teen life is they end up in sticky situations and it’s awkward, scary and hard to get out of…

Weed 101: Marijuana Law Classes In...

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Across the country, college students from Colorado to Ohio are clamoring to sign up for law school classes focusing on marijuana

More God, Less Drugs

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The more religious a teen is, the less likely he or she is to abuse drugs

Flashback: Religious Teens Are Less Like...

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Teens With Strong Religious Worldviews More Likely To Avoid Drugs, Alcohol

Colorado Fails Again With Teen Pot...

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The ads are different from previous pot-education efforts because they don’t demonize the drug

Teen Drug Use

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The percentage of 12th graders reporting current drug use increased by 1.4 percentage points

Flashback: Kid Rock Helps Put Louisville...

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“My biggest advice for kids these days is don’t hang out with knuckleheads. Be smart about who you hang out with.”

Survey: Teen Marijuana Use Declines Even...

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Students in the two lower grades reported that marijuana is less available than it once was

The Addictive Nature Of Social Media&...

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UAlbany Study Finds Social Media to be Potentially Addictive, Associated with Substance Abuse

Are We Preparing Our Teens For Legal...

on December 1, 2014 by

How are you equipping your parents with practical and spiritual implications of this new legalization of a “formally banned” substance.

Will You Go To Hell For Smoking...

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Get parents to think about their argument against weed when the argument that it is a banned substance is no longer available…

Suicide Attempts Higher Among Adolescent...

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The potential appeal of ecstasy for people who are dealing with depression or anxiety may be part of the explanation as to…

Triple C: Addictive Cold Medicine Being...

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I hallucinated a lot. It was kind of like I was in a dream or something, like so disassociated. I liked that…

‘Tweens’ Most Likely To Misuse Over...

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“I think many parents have a mindset that prescription drugs are much more dangerous than over-the-counter drugs, because they can be purchased…

A Closer Look At Teen Addiction

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In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older, had used an illicit drug or abused a psycho-therapeutic medication in…

Pot Proponents Look To California After...

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Waiting until the presidential election year in 2016, with its anticipated bumper crop of younger voters

Study: Self-Harming In Teen Years Linked...

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Teenagers who hurt themselves intentionally are at a higher risk of developing mental health and substance abuse problems later in life

Home Visits Decrease Drug Use,...

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This intervention can help us break that cycle of despair