The use of drugs among 8th to 12th graders is on the decline, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA); however, roughly one in five 12th graders admitted to using marijuana within the last month in a survey conducted by the NIDA.
As a parent, you naturally don’t want your teen to be using drugs; even though attitudes about marijuana are changing, in most states, it’s still illegal. Being caught with marijuana by law enforcement could put your child’s future in serious jeopardy.
But how can you tell if your teen is involved with drugs? Here are some warning signs to look for:
- Use of Redness Relief Eye Drops. Marijuana frequently causes bloodshot eyes, and many teens will purchase Visine or other eye drops to try and hide the side effect.
- Complaints about Dry Mo...