Articles

 

Marijuana: Facts For Teens

Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects. (Published by NIDA)

 

Spice (Synthetic Marijuana) (Drug Facts)

Published by NIDA Jan 2011. Revised May 2012.
Provides information about spice, a family of herbal mixtures that produce effects similar to that of marijuana, including how it is used, potential health effects, and public health concerns.

 

Drug Facts: High School and Youth Trends 

Illicit drug use among teenagers has been rising, largely due to increasing popularity of marijuana. Revised Dec 2012 (Monitoring the Future (MTF) 2012 survey, NIDA reports).

  

Drug Facts: Is Marijuana Medicine

Published by NIDA Jul 2012.
Offers facts about marijuana's viability as a legal medical treatment.

 

Marijuana: Medical Implications

Am Fam Physician. 1999 Dec 1;60(9):2583-2588.

 

Get Smart About Drugs - What Kinds of Things Are Paraphernalia?

Drug Enforcement Administration (This is a great website with ALOT of information)

 



Peer influences on adolescent alcohol and other drug use outcomes.

Ramirez R, Hinman A, Sterling S, Weisner C, Campbell C.

J Nurs Scholarsh. 2012 Mar;44(1):36-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1547-5069.2011.01437.x. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

 

Breif Intervention Helps Adolescents Curb Substance Use

Ken C. Winters, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Medical School.

Published by NIDA Jan 2013.