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Students turn to vaporizers as “safer” alternatives

Jarred Belman, Sports Editor
February 20, 2015
Filed under Doubletruck

With new research, “No Smoking” signs and television campaigns, people are becoming increasingly aware of the dangers of smoking cigarettes. Knowing the risks of smoking, more people are beginning to switch from cigarettes to Vaporizer Smoke Pens, also known as “vapes”. Working as manager at...

PHS administration exercises its role in preventing student drug use

Sarah Brownstein, Student Life Editor
February 19, 2015
Filed under Doubletruck

Drug abuse has been a problem in the United States for centuries and has continued to be an issue recently. Even with the risks and laws regarding the recreational use of drugs, people still abuse them and find themselves addicted and unable to fully function without them in their system. The percent...

Increase in number of drug-related teenage deaths causes concern

Hannah Stoller, Doubletruck Editor
February 19, 2015
Filed under Doubletruck

For most of the students currently in high school, motor vehicle accidents have always been stressed as the major cause of death in teens. Emotional commercials encouraging people not to text and drive air on television, schools bring in texting-and-driving and drunk driving simulations and parents constantly...

Dangers of prescription drugs present new challenges for students

Jannah Johnson, Assistant Student Life Editor
February 19, 2015
Filed under Doubletruck

Drug use is commonly associated with being a young rebellious teenager and has been for years. Recently there has been an increase in the use of prescription drug use in teens, and opiate, stimulant and depressant use is on the rise in colleges and high schools around the nation. After randomly surveying...

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