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The drugs kids are actually using

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Drug use is something that parents need to talk about with their children.   Australian website, The Other Talk  focuses on helping families speak openly about drugs with their children.   But to be able to start the conversation early parents need to know what drugs kids are being introduced to today.   Geoff Munro from the Australian Drug Foundation says parents should focus on the drugs that pose the biggest risk to young people and they are not necessarily the ones that first come to mind.   Munro said: “I think it’s really important that parents understand that the drugs kids are faced with today are the traditional ones, alcohol and tobacco and pharmaceutical drugs to a certain degree.”   “Cannabis is also certainly available in the community so alcohol tobacco and cannabis are the ones we really ...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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