Affects that Drugs Have on Teens

By Adrian Nestor

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      There is thousands of types of drugs, but the most common for teens to be addicted to would be Cocaine/ Heroine. One out of every seven teens [ roughly 15% ] have been reported using marijuana in the past month. In 2011, nearly 4.2 million people 12 and older had a marijuana abuse or addiction problem.Some believe marijuana cannot be harmful because it is “natural.” But, not all natural plants are good for you—take tobacco, for example.

Molly, Orange Crush, And Spice can is slang for dangerous drugs. Drug overdoses kill more than Cars, Guns, and Falling. Most teens use E-cigs or electronic cigarettes instead of regular cigarettes because they believe it has no nicotine in it but that is false there is actually nicotine and other harmful chemicals in E-cigs. Drug addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.

     

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