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Substance Abuse

Medical Marijuana and Kids

Medical marijuana use is legal in around half the states and the District of Columbia. In November and December of last year, Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on...
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Parenting

Emergence of Synthetic Drugs

Novel classes of synthetic drugs, including synthetic cathinones or “bath salts,” have recently emerged as popular drugs of abuse. Recreational users have turned to synthetic drugs for a number...
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General

Teen Substance Abuse

A recent report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) details just how pervasive substance abuse is in teens. Here are some of the statistics on...
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