On ABC News, Carolyn Certo Gnerre, MD, a third-year psychiatry resident, writes that “the changing attitudes and loosening of legal barriers” with regard to marijuana “raise a question for parents: What should they tell their children about marijuana use and its possible risks?” A new Yahoo-Marist poll indicates that “most people are more concerned about their children having sex or smoking cigarettes than smoking marijuana.” The piece adds, “The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a few helpful talking points on how marijuana can affect growing teens.” The AAP “also recommends that parents be honest but brief about their drug-use history when discussing marijuana with their” kids.
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