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Easing Of Marijuana Laws Complicates Parents' Advice To Kids

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Easing Of Marijuana Laws Complicates Parents' Advice To Kids

December 18, 2012

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/12/18/167549231/easing-of-marijuana-laws-complicates-parents-advice-to-kids

 

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Parents drill certain warnings into their children: don't drink, don't smoke and don't do drugs. But those conversations have gotten tougher now that two states, Colorado and Washington, have decriminalized some recreational marijuana use. But whether your child is 9 or 19, conversations about drugs are even more important to have now, says Dr. Leslie Walker, a pediatrician and chief of adolescent Medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital.

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