Biennial CDC report tracks health risk behaviors among young people, drawing upon survey results from 42 states and 21 large urban school districts.
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June 12, 2014
April 15, 2014
Marketing tactics include targeted social media, fruit-flavored products, and sponsorship of youth events, the report says.
December 18, 2013
Rates of teens who see great risk in regular marijuana use have dropped dramatically, an annual survey showed.
May 24, 2013
Fewer than one in five adults believe steroid use to be a major problem among high school student-athletes, according to a national survey.
March 28, 2013
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that actions by drug-sniffing dogs constitute a search of property.
March 25, 2013
Students randomly tested for alcohol in middle school seem less likely to drink and use drugs during those middle grades, and they are less likely to drink when they get older.
March 05, 2013
Judges held that a five-minute dog-sniff of student belongings in a classroom while students were not present did not violate the Fourth Amendment.
March 04, 2013
A federal appeals court upheld a dog-sniff of a student's backpack for illegal drugs at school.
November 29, 2012
Parents in Santa Clarita Valley, Calif., have been enrolling enough of their children in a random drug testing program that the school wishes to expand it.
November 07, 2012
The nation's oldest, largest antidrug campaign is evolving. One thing that doesn't help: when states legalize drugs, as Colorado and Washington state voted to do with marijuana this week.