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High Schoolers and Weed

Research from Canada tells us how weed can change your attitude towards school. 

Students share creative ideas for NH's drug crisis in town hall

(WMUR, May 11) New Hampshire students gave their ideas for solutions to the opioid epidemic facing their local communities during a recent televised special.

‘Sober School’ in Indiana Keeps Kids Clean

Few drug treatment centers offer teen-focused groups or programs, leaving the young people to go to self-help meetings with mostly adults.

Colorado Sees Surge in Teen Weed-Related ER Visits

(Live Science, May 4)  Researchers looked at ER visits from 13 to 21-year-olds at Children’s Hospital Colorado (or one of its urgent-care centers) between January 2005 and June 2015. 

Too Many Pregnant Teens Are Smoking Weed

Pregnant teens smoke weed twice as much as non pregnant teens, according to a survey.

National Recovery Month

Students pledge to be drug-free during ‘We Are Hope’ campaign

(Times-News, April 6) North Carolina Principal Kent Parent challenged his students at Balfour Education Center to stop using drugs for one week.

Prom-goers Get Sick After Consuming Marijuana Edibles

Prom night took a sharp turn for the worse for a group of Massachusetts teens who got sick after eating marijuana brownies.

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Are Smartphones the New High?

Could there be a good side to constant smart phone use? Some experts think maybe. 

Smoking Weed as Teen Can Cause Health Issues Later

If you start smoking pot as a teenager, you might have to deal with a lot of health issues when you get older and probably for the rest of your life.

2 teens treated after ingesting marijuana-laced gummy candies at school

Two teenagers were treated by paramedics after ingesting marijuana-laced gummy candies at their Coconut Creek school.