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Teens and Marijuana

“What teenagers have been saying about marijuana recently is worrying experts in the field. The 2012 Monitoring the Future survey of eighth, 10th and 12th graders reports continued high use of the drug, along with a drop in the teens’ perception of its potential harm. At the 12th grade level, for instance, only 44 percent saw regular use as harmful.” HHS HealthBeat

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