Category Archives: teen drug use

Michigan Teenager Allegedly Tries to Win Homecoming Votes with Weed Brownies

A high school cheerleader in Michigan is under investigation after allegedly trying to win votes as homecoming queen by giving out brownies laced with cannabis. The unidentified teen is a student at Hartford High School in Hartford, Michigan, according to media reports. Hartford is a small independent city of about 2,8000 residents in Hartford Township. The […]

FDA Chief More Concerned About Teen Pot Use Than Teen Nicotine Use

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently went on air to voice his concerns about teens and marijuana. In particular, he said he is more concerned about youth consumption of marijuana than he is nicotine. Interestingly, recent data shows that there are roughly twice as many teens who vape nicotine than those who […]

Study Finds Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Youth More Likely to Use Multiple Substances

An Oregon State University study has found that lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth are more likely to use substances including nicotine, alcohol, and cannabis. Results of the research were published recently by the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Sarah Dermody, an assistant professor in the School of Psychological Science in OSU’s College of Liberal Arts and […]

Study Finds Nearby Marijuana Dispensaries Don’t Impact Teen Weed Use

A California study has determined the presence of nearby medical marijuana dispensaries does not affect the rate of cannabis use by adolescents. Published in the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, the research “aimed to examine the availability of medical marijuana dispensaries, price of medical marijuana products, and variety of medical marijuana products in […]