Marijuana may not be gateway drug

L.A. Times article  reports that marijuana is thought by some to be a gateway drug among young people who eventually go on to try stronger substances. But that may be the exception rather than the rule, a new study finds.

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Researchers from the University of New Hampshire looked at data from a random group of 1,286 children, teens and young adults who were in Miami-Dade public schools in the 1990s. Among the study participants, 26% were African American, 44% were Hispanic, and 30% were non-Hispanic white.

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One Comment

  1. hope says:

    Their is nothing wrong with smokin pot, it’s not a gateway drug never has been never will be, people do drugs to escape reality. Marijuana helps alot of illnesses in most cases takes pain away it makes people who are anorexic have an appetite and that is a good thing. One day marijuana will be legalize and gambling too.

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