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Parenting Matters Minute: Marijuana Use in Teens
We must be aware that tobacco and alcohol are drugs and should be taken just as seriously as marijuana, cocaine and LSD. In fact, tobacco, alcohol and marijuana are all considered "gateway" drugs; that is, a person who has experience with them is more likely to try other drugs.
Many children have had their first drink by the time they are six years-old. The following statistics about high school seniors should indicate the scope of the problem and the importance of being aware: