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Synthetic Marijuana Use Up Among Teenagers
2012-12-05 07:05:13

A new government report recently revealed that, in 2010, there were over 11,400 cases in U.S emergency rooms due to the adverse health effects of using synthetic marijuana.

Marijuana Use Up, Prescription Drugs Lose Favor With Youth
2012-09-25 13:42:03

A new study shows that many young people in the US are over their fling with prescription drugs and have gone back to their old standby, marijuana, when they need a vice.

2012-06-18 22:06:05

While marijuana use by teens has been increasing since 2005, an analysis of data from 1993 through 2009 by economists at three universities has found no evidence to link the legalization of medical marijuana to increased use of the drug among high school students.

Saturday Marks Fourth Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
2012-04-27 09:11:34

Using the slogan “Got Drugs,” the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2011-12-01 10:42:59

The effectiveness of using specific fungi as mycoherbicides to combat illicit drug crops remains questionable due to the lack of quality, in-depth research, says a new report from the National Research Council.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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