If you begin regular marijuana use as a teen, you can lose an average of 8 IQ points, and you do not get them back, even if you stop using the drug.
How alcohol affects the teenage brain.
Parents have more influence over their child than friends, music, TV, the internet and celebrities.
A study of more than 100 video games finds 42 percent feature characters smoking cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and other products, or make references to those products.
According to the Partnership at DrugFree.org, prescription medicines are now the most commonly abused drugs among 12 to 13 year olds.
Adolescent alcohol use can impair parts of the brain that control memory, judgment and decisionmaking, impulse control and motor control.
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On August 11, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced a number of marijuana-related actions. ... »