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Teens Who Smoke Early Often Try Pot Later, Study Finds

(4/13/2011)

HealthDay News
March 28, 2011

Teenagers who begin smoking at an early age are much more likely to start using marijuana by the time they're 17, researchers report.

Their analysis of data from a Finnish-American birth cohort study that began in 1994 found that by the time they were 17, about 15 percent of girls and 12 percent of boys had used marijuana or other illicit substances at least once.

Read the full HealthDay News Article: http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=651205


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