Posts Tagged kids and teens

Safety Highway Driving Rules

Every state has its own driving rules and regulations or set of traffic laws, but most of them are same. Only some states will have slight different rules. So if you own a car or rent a car you should know that particular states laws. If you are planning to drive in multiple states then you should check for a tourist book for any special rules of each state.

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Use of Heroin Among Teens in America in 2010

Heroin is a semi synthetic opioid drug which is made from morphine. According to BBC, the United Nations estimates that, there are more than 50 million regular users of heroin, cocaine and synthetic drugs around the world. Use of the heroin reached its peak stage in 1996 among 8th graders, it was 1.6 percent, in […]

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Use of Marijuana Increased in Teens in 2010

Most of the people in United States are abusing Marijuana excessively. An active chemical is present in marijuana, called delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol ( THC). It can be taken orally, mixed with food, and smoked in a concentrated form as hashish. According to the survey conducted by the Monitoring The Future (MFT) which is sponsored by […]

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Rise in Use of Drugs Among Teens in USA

A growing percentage of students in the 8th to 12th grades are using drugs on a regular basis, according to the 2010 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey. The MTF survey is funded by NIDA and is conducted by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. The 36th annual study was conducted during 2010. According […]

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Statistics of Youth Drug abuse

Drugs, alcohol, cigarette abuse and related attitudes among adolescent students thorough out the country were measured by the Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey. 8th, 10th, 12th graders are included by this survey. There are few positive and negative findings in this report. Positive findings: According to 2009 report by NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse), […]

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Does Marijuana Affect School and Other Activities?

Marijuana is a very harmful and illicit drug. It has different names such as pot, herb, weed, grass, boom, Mary Jane, gangster, chronic etc. Many children are using Marijuana, and most of them don’t know the negative effects of Marijuana. Memory, judgment and perception are effected by marijuana abuse. Marijuana affects the students performance at […]

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Trends in Teen Drugged Driving

Driving under the influence of drugs is a serious road safety issue as abused drivers along with others sharing the road, both will be at risk. The rate of drugged driving was more in young adults in 2008. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2008, the drugged driving rate was […]

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