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Drugs/Alcohol and Kids
As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers...
SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics, news release, Feb. 27, 2017

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2017 -- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is urging doctors to protect children from the harms of marijuana as the nation becomes increasingly tolerant of the drug's use.

"Marijuana is not a benign drug, especially for teens. Their brains are still developing, and ...

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Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades...
SOURCES: Shashwath A. Meda, M.S., senior clinical research associate, Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living, Hartford, Conn.; Paul Armentano, deputy director, NORML; March 8, 2017, PLOS ONE, online

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 -- Too much alcohol may not do long-term damage to a college student's GPA, but adding marijuana to the mix can send grades tumbling, new research suggests.

The two-year investigation found that, all things being equal, freshmen and sophomores who consistently con...

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Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze...
SOURCE: BMJ Open, news release, Feb. 22, 2017

THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 -- Smart students usually know better than to light up a cigarette. But when it comes to drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana, these same whiz kids are likely to let knowledge take a backseat to "party" time.

New research from the United Kingdom revealed that stud...

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