FROM Nora Volkow
Daily Pot Use Surpasses Cigarettes among High School Seniors The Centers for Disease Control have spent $50 million a year to persuade Americana teenagers to stop smoking. It appears to be money well spent. Using federal money, the University of Michigan has monitored smoking by American middle- and high-school students for the past 41 years. The latest results show some of the lowest levels in history. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse , has more on the study's findings.
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What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
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