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Home Visits Reduce Depression, Drug Use In Pregnant Teens

By McCarton Ackerman

Mothers who participated in home education sessions were less likely to use drugs or exhibit signs of depression. MORE  

Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

By Paul Gaita

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment. MORE  

Tennessee Teens Abusing Drugs At Alarming Rates

By McCarton Ackerman

Adolescents in the Volunteer State are abusing drugs like heroin at double the national average. MORE  

Kids Treated for Marijuana Addiction Reaches Record High in United Kingdom

By Victoria Kim

Even though weed remains illegal in the UK, teens are using it now more than ever. MORE  

Study Shows More Affectionate Parenting Decreases Risk of Teen Drug Use

By Victoria Kim

How parents choose to rule the roost makes a significant difference in whether or not their adolescent child abuses drugs. MORE  

Obama Girls' School in Drug, Sex Scandal

By Chrisanne Grise

The private school is under fire after a report reveals that 71% of students attend drug- and booze-fueled parties. MORE  

Teen Forced to Wear "Smoked Pot, Got Caught" Sign

By May Wilkerson

A South Carolina mom inflicts public humiliation on her pot-smoking son. MORE  

Canadian Teens Trade Sex for Substances

By Valerie Tejeda

And the practice is happening all over the world, experts warn. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 28, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Nicotine vaccine could take the pleasure out of smoking, no bath salts found in face-eater test, and Coke and Pepsi may contain traces of alcohol. MORE  

US Teens Now Smoke Pot More Than Cigarettes

By Gabrielle Wuhl

American teens are now more likely to smoke marijuana than cigarettes, believing it to be less unhealthy. MORE  

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Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles

Despite the overall success of legalized marijuana in Colorado, state officials want to roll back part of the law by calling for a near-total ban on weed edibles.

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United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading

Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention.

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Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin.

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Macklemore Returns To Drug Court To Speak At Graduation

Sober since 2008, the hip hop artist returned to speak at a graduation ceremony.

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Pennsylvania Gov. Blames Employee Drug Testing On Job Creation Woes

Gov. Corbett thinks his poor jobs record has something to do with employees not taking drug tests.

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