(NIDA Blog Team) A lot of things can increase the risk that a teen will have a problem with drugs. These risk factors include difficulties in school, problems making friends, even the person’s biology.
(NIDA Blog Team, April 27) People whose lungs have been affected by drug use may be at higher risk of serious complications from COVID-19.
This digital guide is a tool for educators, law enforcement, substance misuse practitioners, and the public.
(DEA, December 20) The effort was part of 'Operation Vapor Lock.'
In 2019, 14% of high school seniors admitted to vaping marijuana in the past month, according to the most recent Monitoring the Future survey.
(USA Today, October 1) In recent years, vaping – the use of e-cigarettes to use tobacco or THC oil – has jumped in popularity among young people.
(NBC News, September 27) Nationwide, the number of lung injury cases related to the use of e-cigarettes (also known as vapes or vape pens) has soared past 800 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(USA Today, August 22) Vaping (the use of e-cigarettes) is behind a recent rash of serious lung illness across the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
(Reuters Health, August 13) – Young e-cigarette users are more likely to go on to use marijuana, according to a new study.
(Chicago Sun-Times, March 5) Among U.S. teens, vaping (the use of e-cigarettes) continues to be very popular. Dabbing – using an e-cigarette to ingest marijuana concentrates – is also gaining in popularity.
(CNN, September 17) Nationwide, 12.4 percent of high school students and 4.5 percent of middle schoolers have used marijuana with an e-cigarette (which is also known as “vaping”) in their lifetimes, according to study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics.
(Indiana University, August 23) About one third of Indiana 12th graders surveyed admitted to vaping within the last month, according to the 2018 Indiana Youth Survey. This is a 45 percent jump over 2017’s numbers.
(CNN, August 6) Could vaping and using hookah lead to marijuana use down the line?
(Reuters Health, April 23) Teens that vape (use electronic cigarettes) are probably twice as likely to smoke marijuana as teens who don’t, according to a study entitled “E-Cigarette and Liquid Nicotine Exposures Among Young Children.”
According to a new survey, the use of electronic cigarettes (also known as “vaping”) is pretty popular among U.S. teens.
A recent survey on teen drug use revealed that while painkiller use is down, “vaping” (the use of e-cigarettes) is popular among teens.
When it comes to preventing drug use among young people, education plays a very important role. This page contains drug education resources – lesson plans, activities, videos – from different websites targeted to various grade levels that both parents and teachers can use.
Stay on top of all the recent trends in drug use and drug overdose.
(Noozhawk.com, Feb. 28) Vaping use in teens is on the rise, however the electronic pens are not as safe as they might seem.