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Morning Roundup: Aug. 27, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Sarah Silverman shows off vapor pen before Emmys, cocaine-stuffed tamales seized at airport, and students taught alcohol safety at pub. MORE  

Fewer Colorado Teens View Pot As Dangerous, Survey Says

By McCarton Ackerman

While fewer teens view pot as harmful, fewer teens are also smoking it. MORE  

Parents’ Drug, Alcohol Use Has Huge Influence on Children

By Paul Gaita

Parents who use drugs and alcohol as means of relaxing or celebrating can have a strong influence on children and adolescents. MORE  

Houston Girl Found Dead After Prom Mixed Alcohol, Pills

By Shawn Dwyer

Jacqueline Gomez was only two weeks away from graduation when she reportedly died from a deadly combination of alcohol and painkillers. MORE  

Research Shows Family Dinners Have ‘Insignificant Effect’ on Teen Drug Use

By Allison McCabe

Skepticism over the commonly held belief that family dinners curb substance abuse among teens has led researchers to discover the opposite. MORE  

Marijuana Endangers Your Balls, Dudes

By May Wilkerson

Young men who smoke pot are at higher risk of a dangerous form of testicular cancer, research shows. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 6, 2012

By The Fix staff

Lance Armstrong accuses anti-doping chief of a "vendetta," how addicts abuse their treatments, and Maroon 5's Adam Levine considers drug experiments "valuable." MORE  

Treating Teen Depression Cuts Drug Abuse

By Valerie Tejeda

A new study shows a 15% reduction in drug use among teens who were treated for depression. MORE  

US Teens Are "World's Biggest Boozers"

By Valerie Tejeda

American teens show the highest rates of drug and alcohol abuse and violent deaths, according to a global survey. MORE  

Synthetic Drug Sales Booming Among Teens

By May Wilkerson

Missouri's prohibition of dangerous designer drugs like K2 has done little to prevent teens from abusing them. MORE  

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