Families strive to find the best ways to raise their children to live happy, healthy and productive lives. Parents are often concerned about whether their children will start or are already using drugs such as tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and others, including the abuse of prescription drugs. Research supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has shown the important role that parents play in preventing their children from starting to use drugs.
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This study conducted in 130 schools across the United States found that nearly one out of five US high school seniors smoke hookah. While tobacco smoking continues to drop among American teens, hookah use is becoming more common.
This report contains many facts about the scope and nature of adolescent substance abuse, treatment, and treatment admissions patterns.
This policy guidance aims to support European policy makers to improve the design and implementation
of policies to reduce inequities in tobacco-related harm.
The report on health for the world’s adolescents presents a global overview of adolescents’ health and health-related behaviours, including the latest data and trends, and discusses the determinants that influence their health and behaviours.
This study found that young non-smokers are more likely to start smoking and young existing smokers are less likely to quit smoking, when targeted by tobacco marketing.
This study confirms the positive impact of tobacco promotions on youth smoking behaviour.
This study found that non-smokers are more likely to start smoking and existing smokers are less likely to quit smoking, when targeted by tobacco marketing.
With novel marketing and flavors to appeal to first-time smokers, Big Tobacco seems to be aiming for youth smokers in the developing world
Tobacco companies, which have been banned from targeting children and young people in the US, have moved their marketing tactics to developing countries, according to a new study.