Included are interviews with teenagers; parents; law- enforcement
officials; and a lobbyist for legalizing pot who is heard
opposing its use by juveniles. Among the reasons for pot's
popularity is "the mythology that it is the first benign drug."
Not so according to this program which cites medical evidence
that marijuana actually contains more carcinogens than tobacco.
Also harmful are the drug's psychological effects--particularly.
rmful are the drug's psychological effects--particularily.
on chronic young users who tend to grow withdrawn and passive and whose
grades often plummet.
Be part of a research team...
"Professor Kelso had no qualms in throwing me into stuff thatís usually done for senior research," White says. "It was an opportunity that was instrumental to my success as a student and a pivotal moment in my life." [ more ]