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  1. More Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WTVM

    Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot's medical potential. The grants to be awarded by the state Board of Health would go to studies on whether marijuana helps treat epilepsy, brain tumors, Parkinson's disease and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  2. E-cigarettes use rising among US teenagers: SurveyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Big News Network.com

    While use of cigarettes, alcohol and abuse of pain relievers among US teenagers has declined since 2013, use of e-cigarettes has gone up considerably, a survey says. Released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse , a part of the National Institutes of Health , the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey found that the use of smoked marijuana remained steady among teenagers.

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  3. Teen Drug, Alcohol Use Fall to Lowest Point Since 1975Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | News Max

    Alcohol and drug use among teens was down in 2014, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future study by the University of Michigan and the National Institutes on Drug Abuse . The annual survey of 40,000 eighth-, 10th-, and 12th-graders was conducted in the spring and released Tuesday.

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  4. CADCA Responds to 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey: Teen Alcohol...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PRWeb

    Youth use of alcohol, cigarettes and illicit drugs are steadily declining, but e-cigarette use is high and the perception that marijuana is harmful is low, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey, released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse . "The reductions in youth drug use...tell us that our prevention strategies aimed at adolescents are working," said General Arthur Dean, CADCA Chairman and CEO Youth use of alcohol, cigarettes and illicit drugs are steadily declining, but e-cigarette use is high and the perception that marijuana is harmful is low, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey, released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse .

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  5. National Survey Shows Increase in E-Cig Use in TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WDIO

    The study, by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, questioned 8th, 10th and 12th graders about their use of alcohol and drugs, everything from prescription and over the counter meds to marijuana. But experts say one of the most alarming elements of the survey has to do with the use of e-cigarettes.

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  6. E-cigarettes use among US teenagers highRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  7. N.J. says bullying in schools drops 16%Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NorthJersey.com

    The number of reported bullying incidents dropped 16 percent in New Jersey schools last year, according to a state report released Tuesday. The tally, which depends on self-reporting by districts, was one of what state officials called "positive trends" in the Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse Report for 2013-14.

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  8. Teenage marijuana use significantly declines as more states legalizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    Teenage marijuana use has significantly declined from 2013 to 2014, as more and more states legalize both medical and recreational use, according to the study, 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey . The survey was conducted by the University of Michigan, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health .

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  9. Budget, marijuana, Connector on Baker's mind as he preps for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Home

    ... Beyond dealing with the state's budget concerns, Baker said his first 100 days would include a focus on drug addiction and medical marijuana. "I really want to make a run at a pretty comprehensive approach to the heroin and opiate crisis, which I ...

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  10. Study: Underage binge drinking lowest since 1975Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Albany Times Union

    The major federal study of youth behavior released today reported that underage drinking and binge drinking are at their lowest levels since the study's inception in 1975, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. of 4.1, 12.6 and 19.4%, respectively, compared to 5.1, 13.7 and 22.1% in 2013. Cressy noted that the spirits industry has been a part of this progress through the programs of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility and its support of other educational programs, including the Federal Trade Commission's "We Don't Serve Teens" program, which provides parents with tools to talk to their children about alcohol.

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  11. U.S. teens' use of alcohol, cigarettes at 40-year low, study findsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Reuters

    Fewer U.S. teenagers are consuming alcohol or smoking cigarettes than at any time in at least 40 years, although their use of many illicit drugs remains steady, according to a national study released on Tuesday. Growing peer disapproval may be a top factor in the drop in drinking and smoking in 2014, according to the study by the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future program.

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  12. Marijuana, cigarette, alcohol use down among high school-aged teensRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | District Administration

    Alcohol and cigarette use among middle school and high school students is the lowest it's been since at least 1975, while marijuana use and the use of other illicit drugs have also decreased from 2013 to 2014. According to the University of Michigan's 40th annual Monitoring the Future study released today - which tracks substance abuse trends among 8th-, 10th- and 12th-grade students nationally - 41 percent of students surveyed said they had used alcohol in the past 12 months and 8 percent admitted to smoking cigarettes over that time period.

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  13. New Mom Suspected Of Drug Addiction Has Baby Taken Away For A Week, Despite Inconclusive Drug TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Medical Daily

    As heroin and prescription drug abuse continues to increase in America, so does the number of children addicted to these substances. In an attempt to protect infants, hospitals have cracked down on their observation of new mothers, but unfortunately this has frightening consequences for drug-free mothers being denied access to their newborns.

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  14. Study: More teens using e-cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ClickOnDetroit

    OPENING NEW STUDY ON TEEN DRUG USE SHOWS THINGS ARE CHANGING... FAST! IN "GOOD HEALTH," TOPS OUR NEWS AT 5:30, RESULTS FROM THE ANNUAL MONITORING THE FUTURE STUDY ARE NOW IN. Karen: THE STUDY HAS TRACKED FOR 40 YEARS THE TRENDS OF SUBSTANCE USE AMONG STUDENTS IN 8, 10, AND 12 GRADE.

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  15. Malloy: DCP commissioner will retire in JanuaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | StamfordPlus.com

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced that he has been informed by Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein that he intends to retire in January. "Bill has used his extensive experience in the public and private sectors to protect consumers from unfair business practices and unsafe products while enforcing the federal and state laws that ensure a fair and regulated marketplace for all," said Governor Malloy.

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  16. Teens prefer e-cigarettes reports new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    The report noted that tobacco smoking by teens has dropped; however, use of e-cigarettes soared. It revealed that almost 9% of eighth-graders said they had used an e-cigarette in the previous month, and only 4% reported smoking a traditional cigarette.

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  17. Teen Marijuana Use Declines As Country Moves Toward Marijuana LegalizationRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Common Dreams

    The federal government's National Institute on Drug Abuse released its annual Monitoring the Future survey today. Monitoring the Future is now in its 40th year and is considered the 'gold standard' of teen drug use surveys.

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  18. Survey: Teenage Smoking, Drinking and Substance Abuse Going DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Regional Alliance For Substance Abuse Prevention focuses on educating teens in the area about the affects of substance abuse. You've probably seen them on your TV screens.

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  19. New trends in teen drug, alcohol, tobacco useRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | CBS News

    Cigarettes, alcohol and prescription painkiller abuse among teens has declined since 2013. However, electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, according to an annual report released Tuesday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  20. King County seeks more revenue options from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Kent Reporter

    Providing revenue options, maintaining the safety net and providing local options for transportation highlight King County's state legislative agenda for 2015. Counties throughout the state of Washington are facing the challenge of maintaining mandated services while seeing limits on the revenue options available to them, according to a King County media release.

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