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Youth who use e-cigarettes 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana

Youth who use e-cigarettes 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana
August 20, 2019
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FDA’s ‘The Real Cost’ campaign successful in preventing youth smoking

August 20, 2019
From 2014 to 2016, the FDA’s “The Real Cost” media campaign aimed at children and adolescents has prevented as many as 587,000 youths nationwide from…

USPSTF: Screen adults, but not children, for illicit drug use

August 13, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued its first draft recommendation that specifically encouraged primary care clinicians to screen all adults for…
In the Journals

Drug use within 3 days sufficient to identify substance abuse disorder in younger teens

July 30, 2019
Questions that assessed frequency of use of alcohol, cannabis and other illicit drugs correctly determined which adolescents had substance use disorders, according to…
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Averting the Perfect Storm: Addressing Youth Substance Use Risk From Social Media Use

Pediatric Annals, October 2014, Volume 43 Issue 10
Adolescents are developmentally sensitive to pathways that influence alcohol and other drug (AOD) use. In the absence…
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Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior, Inc.

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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VIDEO: Research shows lasting effects of persistent marijuana use in teens

May 14, 2016
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