A new report by three public health groups charges tobacco companies have made convenience stores important partners in enticing minors to smoke, through marketing and fighting policies that reduce tobacco use.
A new report by the U.S. Surgeon General says tobacco companies’ ads and promotional campaigns may influence teens and young adults to start smoking.
The amount of drinking children and teens see in movies may influence their own drinking habits, suggests a new study conducted in six European nations.
According to a recent study, nearly one in five (19 percent) of teens say they have gotten behind the wheel after smoking marijuana.
British youth do not possess the adequate knowledge to adhere to government guidelines for responsible alcohol consumption, a new study reveals.
Watching movies with scenes that feature alcohol consumption doubles the likelihood that teens will start drinking alcohol, according to a new study.
A voluntary afterschool program that teaches middle school students about substance abuse prevention may help reduce alcohol use, according to a new study.
Middle and high school students said Super Bowl ads for M&Ms, Doritos and Bud Light were their favorites, in an informal national survey to help measure the impact of alcohol advertising that runs during the Super Bowl.
Middle school students who take part in a greater number of sports are less likely to smoke than those who participate in fewer, a new study suggests. The researchers also found middle schoolers’ decision about whether to smoke is influenced by whether their teammates do so.
A family history of alcoholism may affect teenagers’ decision-making, researchers at Oregon Health and Sciences University have found. They discovered these adolescents have a weaker brain response during risky decision-making compared with teens without such a family history.
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