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How to tell if your son or daughter is addicted to marijuana

These days, marijuana use among young adults is downright commonplace. According to a 2014 study by the National Institute of Health, 52 percent of all 18 to 25 year olds had tried marijuana at least once, and nearly 20 percent had used marijuana in the past month.

Among high school students, the trends are even more troubling — almost 6 percent of high school students say they smoke marijuana every day, compared with only 2 percent who say they drink alcohol every day.

If you are a parent who smoked marijuana yourself in high school, you may not think it is a big problem for your son or daughter to smoke it, too. But according to David Baron, medical director at Yellowbrick, the marijuana from today is far more potent than the marijuana that was available in the ’60s and ’70s. Continue reading How to tell if your son or daughter is addicted to marijuana