Rap videos lead young girls to alcohol and sex

Thursday, October 18, 2007

 Reuters 18 October 2007  Watching rap music videos that are overly sexy and violent can lead to alcohol abuse and promiscuity among young black girls, according to a…

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Children aged 7 hooked on cannabis

Thursday, October 4, 2007

NZ Herald November 08, 2007 Addiction agencies are seeing primary school children smoking cannabis, despite a slight drop in adult use of the drug. Rotorua counselling agency Te…

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Cannabis harm worse than tobacco

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

BBC News 31 July 2007 A single cannabis joint could damage the lungs as much as smoking up to five tobacco cigarettes one after another, scientists in New…

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Smoking just one cannabis joint raises danger of mental illness by 40%

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Daily Mail 26 July 2007 A single joint of cannabis raises the risk of schizophrenia by more than 40 per cent, a disturbing study warns. The Government-commissioned report has…

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Cannabis linked to ice (P) use among young adults

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Daily Telegraph (Australia) July 18 2007 PREVIOUS drug use, rather than being depressed or coming from an underprivileged background, is driving the growing use of amphetamines by young…

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UK Police chief says cannabis law legitimises drug use

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Evening Standard UK 21 Mar 07 One of the country’s most senior police officers has broken ranks over the classification of cannabis following a series of high-profile drug-induced…

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Cannabis ‘greatest enemy’ for parents

Monday, March 12, 2007

The Nelson Mail 12 Mar 07 A Golden Bay man whose son started taking cannabis at 15 says drugs are the “greatest enemy for parents in the world”. …

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Where there’s smoke … there’s mental illness

Thursday, December 14, 2006

The Age (Australia) 14 Dec 06 AVERAGE first-time dope smokers are now only 14.9 years old, warns a report on the dangers of cannabis to mental health —…

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8 out of 10 mentally ill patients are heavy cannabis users

Monday, October 16, 2006

ThisisLondon.co.uk 16 Oct 06 Eight out of ten people who suffer the onset of serious mental illness are heavy cannabis users, claims a scathing report on the effects…

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2006 Teen Survey Reveals: Teen Parties Awash in Alcohol, Marijuana and Illegal Drugs — Even When Parents Are Present

Thursday, August 17, 2006

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse – Columbia University 17 Aug 06 One-third of teens and nearly half of 17-year olds attend house parties where parents…

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