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Feds: Teen Use of Pot Can Lead To Dependency, Mental Illness

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WASHINGTON (AP)- Depression, teens and marijuana are a dangerous mix that can lead to dependency, mental illness or suicidal thoughts, according to a White House report being released Friday.

A teen who has been depressed at some point in the past year is more than twice as likely to have used marijuana as teens who have not reported being depressed — 25 percent compared with 12 percent, said the report by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

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I get tired of reading such stupid propaganda. I am beginning to doubt our country altogether and I am a Viet Vet. One that thinks he is more intelligent than to believe this garbage.

March 16, 2010 - 5:40pm
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