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Recreational Substance Use

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  • Study: 19 Percent of Teens Have Driven High

    Just when I think I have this whole parenting thing figured out,the game changes.
  • Study: Many teens who use e-cigarettes also smoke regular cigarettes

    Study: Many teens who use e-cigarettes also smoke regular cigarettes
    Public health experts fear electronic cigarettes -- with their colorful designs and array of sweet flavorings -- will induce young people to start smoking. But are those fears justified? A new study from Wales offers mixed results. Researchers found...

    Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use

    Gavin Newsom takes risk by seeking to legalize recreational pot use
    A few weeks into his first term as mayor of San Francisco in 2004, Gavin Newsom made a bold and controversial decision, ordering the city-county clerk to violate state law and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Newsom was ultimately...

    Manchester Shelter To Close Rather Than Admit People Who Are Drunk Or On Drugs

    Manchester Shelter To Close Rather Than Admit People Who Are Drunk Or On Drugs
    MANCHESTER — Rather than comply with a state directive to admit homeless people who are active alcohol- and drug-abusers, the organization that runs the local emergency shelter will close the 40-bed facility by July 1. The board of directors of...

    Youths recovering from addiction get help finding sober friends, social life

    After a Park Ridge teen's alcohol and drug use led to repeated arrests and chaotic relationships with his parents and siblings, he got into a 12-step recovery program when he was 22. He stayed sober for more than a year, but on one weekend night at about...