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Brain Development during Adolescence

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Vulnerability of the Adolescent Brain to Addiction

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The Teen Brain and Alcohol

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Marijuana and the Brain

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Marijuana and Driving

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Marijuana and the Risk for Schizophrenia and Depression

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