Tag Archives: marijuana

Kids, Marijuana and Mad Men

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What Do You Say to Your Kids about Justin Bieber?

In the wake of Justin Bieber’s recent DUI arrest, reports are now surfacing that the 19-year-old pop star may have been under the influence of marijuana, beer and prescription drugs, and that he could have been given the prescription medicine by his mother. Our …

Adderall Abuse Increases Among High School Students

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds 2013 Monitoring the Future Study~ New York, NY, December 18, 2013 – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among eighth-, 10th- and 12th- graders, shows …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Comments on National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO

Survey: Mixed News on Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens and Young Adults Use Remains at Levels The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Calls an “Epidemic” NEW YORK, N.Y. September 4, 2013 – Mixed news from the National Survey on …

Department of Justice’s Announcement to Defer Challenge to Legalization Laws: Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Today, the Department of Justice issued updated guidance to federal prosecutors and law enforcement in light of state ballot initiatives in Washington and Colorado that legalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana by adults. Based on assurances that those …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Hosts Marijuana: It’s Legal, Now What? A Dialogue About America’s Changing Attitudes, Laws and What This Means for Families

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping families solve the problem of teen substance abuse, is bringing together key influentials in the state of Colorado to begin a national conversation about the country’s changing attitudes and laws …

Survey Finds That Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids

 ~ A Majority of Parents Say Legal Age for Marijuana Use Should be 21, Smoking Pot in Public Places Should be Prohibited ~ A nationally representative survey released by The Partnership at Drugfree.org confirms that parents who support legalization of marijuana …

FULL REPORT: New Survey Finds That Parents Who Support Marijuana Legalization Expect Strict Regulation of Its Availability to Kids

A Majority of Parents Say Legal Age for Marijuana Use Should be 21, Smoking Pot in Public Places Should be Prohibited  A new, nationally representative survey released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org confirms that parents who support legalization of marijuana …

The Partnership at Drugfree.org Responds to Surge in Childhood Marijuana Use in 2012 Monitoring the Future Study

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO New York, NY, December 19, 2012 – The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study (MTF) – an annual survey on teen drug abuse tracking 8th, 10th and 12th graders – shows a …

National Study: Teen “Heavy” Marijuana Use Up 80 Percent Since 2008, One in Ten Teens Reports Using Marijuana at Least 20 Times a Month

Only Half of Teens, 51 Percent, Now Say They See “Great Risk” in Using Marijuana Regularly ~Teen Abuse of Rx and Over-The-Counter Medicines Remain at Dangerous Levels~ New York, NY – May 2, 2012 – New, nationally projectable survey results …