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Use of E-Cigarettes Among Middle and High School Students Doubles | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Use of e-cigarettes among middle and high schools students doubled from 2011 to 2012, according to a new government survey. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found 10 percent of high school students had tried an e-cigarette last year, compared with 5 percent the previous year.

via Use of E-Cigarettes Among Middle and High School Students Doubles | The Partnership at Drugfree.org.

A whopping 78%…

“As a result, the 78% of people aged 16-59 who took drugs in the past year who admitted to consuming cannabis at least once in their lifetime did not need to fear prosecution for their crime – and nor did the 41% of those who took cannabis in the past year who admitted to using it regularly.”

via How many Britons have taken illegal drugs and who are they? | News | theguardian.com.

Being Adept, a drug and alcohol awareness campaign based in Marin County, finds this trend disturbing, especially given the long-terms effects of frequent marijuana use.