Posts Tagged ‘Tobacco Use’

  • Teen Cigarette Smoking Linked To Mental Health Problems-Anxiety

    Is Teen Smoking Linked To Mental Health Problems?

    Nov 29, 13 • 2941 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Is Teen Smoking Linked To Mental Health Problems?

    Smoking is one of the world’s leading causes of preventable death and has long been tied to physical health risks such as lung cancer, heart attacks and COPD. However, the effects of smoking on one’s mental health are not as well publicized. A new study...

  • Tobacco-Gateway Drug For Marijuana | Cigarette Use and Smoking Weed

    Study Supports Tobacco As Gateway Drug For Marijuana

    Oct 3, 13 • 3923 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Study Supports Tobacco As Gateway Drug For Marijuana

    Substance use can seem to be a slippery slope. While the labeling of any substance as a gateway drug has been controversial and represented by mixed findings in research, general belief is that some legal substances introduce the user to opportunities to try...

  • Study Shows That Parental Influence Is Critical For Teens’ Choices

    Study Shows That Parental Influence Is Critical For Teens’ Choices

    Sep 13, 13 • 3357 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Study Shows That Parental Influence Is Critical For Teens’ Choices

    While alcohol and tobacco companies have often been accused of marketing their products to teenagers, parents may be surprised to know that there is work being done to counter the effort. Zhiyong Yang is an associate professor of marketing in the UT Arlington...

  • The Strong Association Between the Use of Both Tobacco and Marijuana in Young Adults

    Jul 29, 13 • 2384 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on The Strong Association Between the Use of Both Tobacco and Marijuana in Young Adults

    The push to legalize marijuana in many areas of the country has led to questions about how widespread marijuana use may impact other areas of physical and mental health. One common concern is that marijuana use may encourage the use of other types of...