Posts Tagged ‘teenagers’

  • Most High School Seniors Believe Marijuana Not Harmful

    As public attitudes toward marijuana change and more states legalize the medical or recreational use of marijuana – there’s a growing perception among high school seniors that regular use of marijuana is not harmful. In an annual survey over 41,000…

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  • 1 in 8 Canadian Teens Abusing Painkillers

    Alcohol consumption and smoking by Canadian teens have reached all-time lows, but the recreational use of opioid painkillers by youths continues to grow, according to a large ongoing study in the province of Ontario. The survey of over 10,000 middle…

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  • Marijuana Use at Young Age Lowers IQ

    Regular use of marijuana by adolescents causes lasting harm to a person’s intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research team. In a long range study of over 1,000 New Zealanders, people who started using cannabis regularly as adolescents…

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  • Study Finds Teens Diverting Medical Marijuana

    Teenagers in substance abuse treatment programs frequently use medical marijuana intended for someone else, according to researchers at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine. Their study calls into question the adequacy of safeguards to prevent medical marijuana from being…

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