Not the Pot of Yesteryear

Pot is more potent than ever. What does that mean? The percentage content of THC, pot’s “active ingredient,” has more than doubled since 1983, according to a White House report released last week. Just like we see with the epidemic of STDs, the dangers of risky behaviors for today’s teens are far greater than for past generations.

Pot and your teen: Teens who report being depressed in the last year are more than twice as likely to smoke pot as teens who have not been depressed.