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Apr 11, 2012

Prescription Drug Use Rising Among Teenagers


The following article regarding the use of prescription drugs among teenagers is just one of many that has been coming out in the past few months. The avalanche of information regarding prescription pill abuse further supports the data we have been measuring and analyzing among our young men and their experiences with drugs.
While the primary drug youth first try remains marijuana, there is an increasing trend showing that at earlier ages, the first drug youth try are presciption pills. Through “pharm parties” or “trailblazing,” parents need to see this as a supply and demand issue. The supply of pills is enormous and the demand to have a new experience is very real in this generation. As youth experiment, often, their first experience is through pills.
To read the full article, follow this link: Fairfax Times

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