Submitted by Aidee Covarrubias on 12/01/2016
According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey, three million middle school and high school students tried e-cigarettes in 2015. Many parents have heard their kids say that e-cigarettes are a safe way to smoke and can help people stop smoking, but there are some things you should know before you talk to your kids.
Submitted by Shomari Jackson on 10/24/2016
As teens grow up, Halloween becomes more about the trick than the treat. For a lot of teens, Halloween is a chance to experiment with misbehavior and pranks. If you are concerned your teen might be planning on participating in Halloween mischief, take time to make sure they are safe.
Here are some common tricks pulled by teens during Halloween:
Submitted by Thalia Williams on 09/26/2016
A recent report finds that high school students are more likely to use marijuana than to binge drink. According to the report by ProjectKnow, the jurisdictions with the highest percentage of high school students who say they smoked marijuana in the past month are Washington, D.C., New Mexico, Washington state, Connecticut and Vermont. Nearly one-third of students in Washington, D.C. said they smoke marijuana.