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Youths can take different routes to drug addiction

December 11, 2006

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ADDICTION Drug policies in the United States have long been influenced by the idea of a "gateway progression" in drug use, where the use of one substance eventually leads to "harder" drugs. Marijuana is often called a "gateway drug" because many young people who use it later move on to substances such as heroin and cocaine, and the gateway progression ... (Full article: 577 words)

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