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David Freeman

Teen Weed Users May Face High Risk For Dependence | David Freeman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

Marijuana may be gaining acceptance around the nation, but that doesn't mean medical research has stopped raising questions about its safety. Case ...

Matt Ferner

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Lead To More Teens Smoking Pot | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Parents and lawmakers concerned about legalizing medical marijuana in their states may find solace in a new study showing that it doesn't lead to more...

More Teens Are Smoking Pot

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

An increasing number of high-schoolers don't see regular use of marijuana as harmful, according to a new survey from government researchers. Speci...


tv | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

By Julia Rubin "It was the scariest thing ever." That's how 16-year-old Ashley, a high school junior in Nevada, describes her experience driving hi...

Controversial Pot Study May Be Flawed, Scientist Says

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 03.16.2013 | Science

NEW YORK -- A new analysis is challenging a report that suggests regular marijuana smoking during the teen years can lead to a long-term drop in IQ. T...

Weed Vs. Cocaine: The Health Risk

| Posted 09.10.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Susanne Rust Smoking pot as a teenager can double a man’s risk of getting testicular ...

Why Is This Happening More During The Summer?

Posted 07.07.2012 | Teen

A recent survey finds that with more idle time and less adult supervision, significantly more teens try alcohol, smoking and drugs for the first time ...

More U.S. Teens Smoke Marijuana Than Cigarettes

Posted 06.08.2012 | Teen

More U.S. teens are now smoking marijuana than cigarettes, according to a new government survey. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Pre...

Rise in Teen Marijuana Use Demonstrates Continued Failure of War on Drugs

Jag Davies | Posted 07.02.2012 | Crime
Jag Davies

The continued decline in teen cigarette smoking is great news -- not just because it's the most deadly drug but also because it reveals that legal regulation and honest education are more effective than prohibition and criminalization.

If Weed Is a Gateway Drug, then Alcohol Is Too

Mikaela Gilbert-Lurie | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Mikaela Gilbert-Lurie

Weed is almost easier to get than alcohol -- it's basically legal in California. But parents still swear up and down that their kids aren't smoking weed.