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Vaping

- Exploding vape pen kills Florida man (posted 5/17/18)
 http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/exploding-vape-pen-killed-florida-man-autopsy-report-1.4666319

-US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes and candy (posted 5/17/18) 
http://6abc.com/3415226/

-From NBC News (posted 3/13/18) Teens Inhale Cancer-Causing Chemicals
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/teen-inhale-cancer-causing-chemicals-e-cigarettes-n853611

- From USA today (posted 2/20/18)
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/nation-now/2017/10/31/juul-e-cigs-controversial-vaping-device-popular-school-campuses/818325001/


- Concerns Explode Over New Health Risks of Vaping  
https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/concerns-explode-over-new-health-risks-vaping

- Talking with Your Teen About Vaping: A Parent Tip Guide
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/SGR_ECig_ParentTipSheet_508.pdf

- #dontgetvapedin
https://www.dontgetvapedin.com/

- From the CDC 
https://www.cdc.gov/features/ecigarettes-young-people/


Drugs & Alcohol

- Potent Pot Raises Concerns for Parents (Dabbing) (posted 5/23/18)
http://kdvr.com/2017/04/24/potent-pot-raises-concerns-for-parents/

- Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opiods: A Comprehensive Resource for Families with a Teen or Young Adult Struggling with Opioid Use (posted 4/17/18)
https://drugfree.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Heroin-Fentanyl-Other-Opioids-eBook-Partnership-for-Drug-Free-Kids.pdf?utm_source=email&utm_medium=parent&utm_campaign=opioid-ebook-release

- Underage Drinking: Myths vs. Facts (SAMHSA information sheet for teens and preteens) (posted 4/11/18)
https://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA18-4299/SMA18-4299.pdf

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Hidden in Plain Sight- search this teen's room for clues that might indicate drug or alcohol abuse
http://powertotheparent.org/be-aware/hidden-in-plain-sight/#wallModal


- Keeping student athletes safe against opioids
http://www.nj.gov/education/students/safety/behavior/atd/opioid/FactSheet.pdf

- National Institute on Drug Abuse 
https://teens.drugabuse.gov/parents

- Marijuana Concentrates (Dabs): Information Pamphlet from the DEA
https://www.dea.gov/pr/multimedia-library/publications/marijuana-concentrates.pdf

- Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS); as discussed by Dr. Jennifer Chuang during our vaping presentation
http://usa.thelancet.com/blog/2017-11-27-recent-rise-cannabinoid-hyperemesis-syndrome