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.
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Research has challenged fears that legalisation of marijuana for medical use might increase crime
Young adults who only occasionally use stimulants including cocaine, amphetamines or prescription drugs showed brain changes on scans
These recently released US data provide striking evidence for a trend also common elsewhere in the world
The odds of a child using alcohol, marijuana, and other illicit drugs were significantly higher if their parents are users - the study raises interesting issues and may be valuable in developing intervention programmes
This research found that under-age drinkers' favourite brands were different from adult preferences
All data sets are available for download directly from the SAMHSA website in multiple file formats. In addition, SAMHSA offers online data analysis, tools to customize graphs/charts, interactive maps, bibliographies, and user support.
Large US study found strong association between energy drinks/shots and smoking, drinking and illicit drug use among adolescents.
This report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calls into question whether existing federal and voluntary standards for alcohol advertisements curtail potentially damaging content and protect public health.
Seeing even just one smoking advert increased the desire of college students to smoke by 22% and reduced the ability to refuse a cigarette.