marijuana use 

Teens Who Smoke Pot at Greater Risk For Schizophrenia

Marijuana is the most-used recreational drug in the world, a substance generally viewed as much less harmful than drugs like cocaine or heroin. But a new documentary reveals that heavy marijuana use at an early age could be damaging to young minds an...

Medical Marijuana is Entering the Classroom

Medical marijuana is being used to treat some cases of ADHD. Credit: Neeta Lind, Flickr
Move over, Ritalin. Reefer is becoming the popular drug when it comes to treating ADHD in kids. The Christian Science Monitor reports that marijuana is legall...

Smokin' in the Boys Room -- What Kids Are Smoking

Did you know that every year, the federal government funds a study to keep on top of teenage drug use? I didn't. Not that it surprises me, but, no, I didn't know that. Well, it turns out that this year's edition has some surprising numbers in it. Tee...

Summer jobs can lead to drug experimentation

According to Drug Free America, summer can mean more than swimming, sunning and shopping for some teenagers. June, July and August are also the months in which teens are more likely to try marijuana for the first time. And as much as parents might wa...

Georgia bans 'pot candy' for minors

The term 'gateway drug' is used to describe certain lower classed drugs that some believe can lead users to harder, more dangerous drugs. Marijuana, alcohol and cigarettes are all considered by some to be gateway drugs. But lawmakers in Georgia belie...

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