Friday, June 28, 2019

In the News: More Teens are Using Marijuana, While Fewer are Smoking Cigarettes

Top Drug & Alcohol News of the Week
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More Teens are Using Marijuana, While Fewer are Smoking Cigarettes
Marijuana use among teens is on the rise, while fewer teens are smoking cigarettes, according to a new study. Read More
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Many Tobacco and E-Cigarette Retailers Fail to Check IDs, Study Finds
Many tobacco and e-cigarette retailers ignore a state law requiring them to check IDs for customers who appear to be under age 27, according to a “secret shopper” study in California. Read More
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Pediatrics Group Urges Parents to Set Firm Rules Against Teen Drinking
The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging parents to set firm rules against teen drinking, The Washington Post reports. Read More
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Products Containing THC Being Packaged as Candy, Federal Prosecutor Warns
Products containing THC—the main psychoactive ingredients in marijuana—are being packaged as candy, according to a federal prosecutor in West Virginia. Read More
FDA Warns Kratom Companies Not to Market Products as Opioid Addiction Treatment
The Food and Drug Administration this week warned two companies selling the herbal supplement kratom not to market their products as a treatment for opioid addiction, USA Today reports. Read More
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