According to the Monitoring the Future survey (2017) teen drug use has been seen dropping. This might seem as a pretty hopeful piece of information for parents. Only it is not that simple. Are the prospects really so nice?
With over 20 million of Americans having dealt with substance abuse disorders, drug use and addiction are grave problems that leaves many people harmed in this or that way. Scientists have been working on determining the reasons and risk factors of drug abuse for decades. As it happens, one of such factors may be our genes. So what does one need to know if there’s a family history of substance abuse?
Marijuana policy remains a controversial, highly debatable issue at all levels of government structure. Even though use of cannabis has been made legal for medical and even recreational purposes in some states, with more states likely to put the question on ballot this year, there is still a number of things that can surprise us. For instance, the news that while organic marijuana remains heavily scheduled, synthetic one seems to be greenlighted.