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More Evidence Pot May Damage the Teen Brain

Print this page MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 — Smoking just a couple of joints may cause significant changes in a teenager’s brain structure, a new study has found. Brain scans show that some adolescents who’ve tried marijuana just a couple of times exhibit significant increases in the volume of their gray matter. These changes were… Read More »

Surgeon General: Take Steps to Stop Teen E-Cig Use

Dec. 18, 2018 — “Aggressive steps” must be taken by parents, teachers, health providers and government officials to prevent children and teens from using electronic cigarettes, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in an advisory issued Tuesday. For young people “nicotine is dangerous and it can have negative health effects,” he told the Associated Press.… Read More »