| Posted On Sep 16, 2015 | By:

E-cigarettes and Kids: A Harmful Combination

Despite very successful anti-tobacco campaigns over the past several years that have greatly diminished cigarette use among tweens and teens, e-cigarettes and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) products are rising quickly in popularity. In 2014, survey results found more teens used e-cigarettes than regular cigarettes: 9% of 8th graders, 16% of 10th graders, and 17% of 12th graders used e-cigarettes, compared to 4%, 7%, and 14% for regular cigarettes, respectively.

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| Posted On Jun 02, 2015 | By:

Marijuana Use among Teens: What they – and their parents – should know

Do you have a teen or tween in your household? Well, we have good news and bad news. The good news is that the 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey of drug use and attitudes among US students (the survey has been administered to 8th, 10th, and 12th graders annually since 1975) shows significant declines in the use of drugs (prescription, OTC and illegal), alcohol and cigarettes. Phew!

So what’s the bad news?

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