Drug Legalization and Student Drug Use
Illegal drugs and increased drug use among teenagers continues to threaten the safety, health, and future of our children.
Study Finds Youth Marijuana Addiction Rate Double Rate of Alcohol & Other Substance Use Disorders
(Alexandria, VA) An explosive study published today in the journal JAMA Pediatrics and conducted by prominent researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including the head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, found that teenage marijuana users…
Surgeon General Sounds Alarm On Risk Of Marijuana Addiction And Harm
At a time when more than 30 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana for either medical or recreational use, the U.S. surgeon general says no amount of the drug is safe for teens, young adults and pregnant women.
“While the perceived harm of marijuana is decreasing, the scary truth is that the actual potential for harm is increasing,” Surgeon General Jerome Adams said…
Adolescent Drug Abuse Prompts Improved School Prevention Programs
To fight adolescent drug abuse, schools across the U.S. have been striving to implement more effective drug abuse prevention and education programs. While the U.S. government has invested millions of dollars into producing anti-drug TV ads, the majority of them have...
Leading Marijuana Policy Group Releases Study on Impact of Legalization
COMPREHENSIVE STUDY FINDS MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION DRIVES YOUTH USE, CRIME RATES, THE BLACK MARKET, AND HARMS COMMUNITIES OF COLOR Dramatic Increases in Fatal Drugged Driving Crashes, Workplace Accidents, Arrest Rates, Black Market Activity in States That Have Legalized...
D.A.R.E.’s Position and Curricula Regarding Marijuana & Legalization
1. What is D.A.R.E.’s position regarding the legalization of marijuana? D.A.R.E. America is a non-profit organization dedicated to our mission of “Teaching students good decision-making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives.” As taught in our curricula, we...
OUR VIEW: A community problem, and it’s in need of a community solution
Editorial from Christian County Headliner News: A community problem, and it’s in need of a community solution. Children need to be taught about drugs, alcohol and cigarettes. They need to know how it affects them. They need to know that just because it’s legal, that doesn’t mean it’s good for your body.
Breaking: New Study Finds ER Visits for Kids More Than Quadrupled Since Colorado Legalized Marijuana
Today, a new study was released showing that marijuana-related emergency visits by kids in Colorado more than quadrupled since the state legalized marijuana. In 2005, only 149 teens were admitted for marijuana-related visits. That number spiked to 639 by 2015, most of which were related to mental illness.
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