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A Brief History Of Painkiller Abuse

Americans’ problems with pain meds go back a century or more for medicinal purposes as well as recreational. The primary ingredient in the substances comes from the poppy plant which has been around for thousands of years. The active ingredient … Continue reading

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How Underage Drinking Is Gateway To Drug Use: Understanding Symptoms

If you are a parent of a teenager today, you face challenges in keeping your teen safe from dangers that may not have been there for your parents. For example, while there have been alcohol abuse and underage drinking as … Continue reading

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Increasing Marijuana Use by Teens More Common Than Cigarettes Impairs Driving Causes Other Problems

It’s bad enough that teens are smoking marijuana at the highest rate in thirty years, outnumbering even those that smoke cigarettes, but they are often willing to drive after doing so constituting a very dangerous combination. A new study by … Continue reading

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Studies Show That Bath Salts Are As Addictive As Cocaine

A recreation drug called bath salts which is a synthetic methamphetamine has been gaining popularity over the past couple of years. Up until very recently it was legal and sold in convenience stores. New reports indicate that they have very … Continue reading

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Teens Now Using Marijuana More Than Tobacco Products

More teens are lighting up a joint than a cigarette these days. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the results of a survey, which found that 23 percent of high school students say that they’ve recently smoked … Continue reading

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New Trend Toward Abusing Hand Sanitizer for Alcohol Content Lands Some Teens In Hospital

Yet another product off the grocery stores shelves has developed a new life as something to be abused to get high. Now, hand sanitizer joins glue, compressed air for cleaning computers, spray paint and other innocent products as an item … Continue reading

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