Daily Dose: Teens Who Smoke More Likely To Drink, Take Drugs
A new report released Tuesday said that nicotine can make teens more vulnerable to alcohol and drug addiction, and to mental illness.The nicotine affects chemical and structural changes in teenagers' developing brains.The study was done by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.Among the statistics, teens who smoke are more than five times more likely to drink and 13 times more likely to use marijuana.
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