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Marijuana addiction is real, and teenage users are most at risk

In the rush to legalize marijuana in Canada, medical experts are warning about weed’s alarming side, particularly for younger users
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Welcome to the new era of transparency between parents and their kids

From their drug use to their sexual experiences, kids are sharing everything with their parents. Is it a good thing?
Evacuees from northern wildfires settle in Cold Lake, Alberta

Why a Saskatchewan town is policing bedtime

A newly enforced curfew in La Ronge, Sask., aims to stop youth vandalism. But will it work?
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Q&A: A mother’s journey through the perils of teen sexting

A mother speaks out about her daughter’s experience with teen sexting and why parents need to educate themselves about the law
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Inside your teenager’s scary brain

New research shows incredible cognitive potential—and vulnerability—during adolescence. For parents, the stakes couldn’t be higher.
Let them have sex. It’ll be educational.

Let them hook up. It’ll be educational.

Emma Teitel on the educational side of casual sex
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Who should teach teenagers about drinking?

Universities and parents have a duty to educate
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Is this what 17-year-old students are really like?

List about mindset of incoming class has a few mistakes
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Britain’s smartphone abusers

Users thumbing away during meals is troubling, says a new study
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Teenagers wired to take risks

What’s difficult for parents to sort out is what is normal behaviour and what’s cause for real concern