youth

Youth Vaping Rates Decline Steeply in the United States

On September 30, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new,…

September 30, 2021

The US Obsession With Youth Vaping Looks Odd From Across the Atlantic

“Two countries divided by a common language” is a common saying misattributed to George Bernard Shaw. US and UK vocabulary…

September 21, 2021

Vape Flavor Bans Will Lead More Teens to Smoke, Suggests Another Study

As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nears a September deadline to decide on the legality of vaping products in…

August 10, 2021

Connecticut’s Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Protects Youth, Students

The Connecticut bill signed into law on June 22 legalizing, taxing and regulating cannabis for adults 21 and older has…

June 23, 2021

RIP Rod Skager, a Pioneer in Harm Reduction Drug Education

When my children entered adolescence in the 1980s and ‘90s, the War on Drugs was in full swing. “Just Say…

June 10, 2021

Teens Who Vape Would Be Smoking If Vapes Weren’t Invented, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that teens who vape would probably be smoking cigarettes instead if vapes had never become available.…

May 18, 2021

There Was Nothing “Wasted” About My Youth Spent Clubbing on Ecstasy

Some of us who spent a lot of time using drugs in our youth have a tendency to look back…

May 18, 2021

There’s Too Little Research on Harm Reduction and Youth. Help Us Put That Right.

There exists a lack of published academic research with and for young people who use drugs, including research focused on…

April 15, 2021

“Mind Control Menace”—The FDA’s Comic Attempt to Terrify Teen Vapers

A terrible menace has descended on a small town. It appears to be a plague, an ever-spreading green vapor that…

April 7, 2021

The Student Movement to End the Drug War Has a New Leader

Young people throughout the world drive the movement to end the War on Drugs. They also remain a demographic highly…

March 29, 2021