Blog posts in Youths And Drug & Alcohol Addiction
by Harold C. Urschel III, MD, MMA, Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist
Under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, the use and/or possession of marijuana for any purpose is a federal crime. Under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), marijuana is classified as a Schedule I substance, meaning that it is determined to have a high potential for abuse and (currently) no accepted medical use.
The use of electronic cigarettes, also known as “vaping,” is a trend which has rapidly gained momentum over the past 10 years. In fact, the period from 2007 to 2015 approached exponential growth in the number of people using e-cigarettes, also referred to as e-cigs, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and personal vaporizers.
By Elizabeth Weidmer-Mikhail, MD
High school and college years are full of transformational experiences, and they are often accompanied by a number of physical, mental and emotional changes. These years are also a time of experimentation, self-discovery and for many, it is when they begin to try things such as drugs and alcohol, and the addiction experts at Enterhealth, a drug and alcohol addiction treatment company, want to help parents understand some of the ways they can educate their children as they return to school.
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