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Alcohol and Marijuana Use Threatens Health of American Teenagers!

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“In the United States, alcohol and marijuana use continue to threaten the collective health of American teenagers,”
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But in his research, found that athletes were using illicit substances more frequently than non-competitors, with boys using illegal substances more often than girls and white students using more often than black students or Hispanic students.

“Most revealing, 12 percent of males and 8 percent of females reported using analgesics in the past year, an increase from previous surveys,”

Prescription pain killer abuse has been tied to the dramatic increase in the use of heroin, which has plagued Ocean County for the last few years and New Jersey as a whole.