Positive School Climate Keeps Teenagers Away from Marijuana

January 13, 2014 3:14 PM

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A positive school environment is more likely to deter students from smoking marijuana rather than the usual drug tests, a new study claims.

The study reported in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs interviewed nearly 361 students and determined that those studying in positive environments were 20 percent less likely to try marijuana and 15 percent less likely to smoke cigarettes.

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