In this article, The Boulder Weekly writes about the myth of cannabis and teens. In her own perspective, Leland Ruter writes about a survey, The National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The survey managed by the national Centers for Disease Control, analyzes health-risk behaviors of youth and adults every two years and though not inclusive, assembles data given by students themselves about their habits and concerns. The questions are designed to find out more about high schoolers, from whether they carry weapons to the amount of fruit juice they drink and how much they work out. This year’s test added questions about the use of hallucinogenic drugs, HIV testing, sunscreen and number of hours of sleep on an average school night among its 86 inquiries.

Read more here: http://www.boulderweekly.com/article-13015-the-myth-of-cannabis-and-teens.html

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