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    Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    Facebook Linked To Teenage Drinking, Drug Use | FoxNews.com

    not quite sure how much of this story im buying. im not sure that just seeing pictures of people drunk/passed out is going to make a younger child start drinking or smoking



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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    Facebook Linked To Teenage Drinking, Drug Use | FoxNews.com

    not quite sure how much of this story im buying. im not sure that just seeing pictures of people drunk/passed out is going to make a younger child start drinking or smoking
    So, coincidently, yesterday I watched a presentation by some old conservative geezer on this study and the first question he was asked was: how can you prove that drinking, smoking and drug using teenagers are not more likely to use Facebook and MySpace............... the idiot was floored and had no answer. It was hilarious.



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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    Correlation does not equal causation.



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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    So? Life is hard, smoke up. Now-a-days everyone knows the dangers, if they choose to do it, whatever. Make 'em an adult.



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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    Teenagers were drinking and smoking well before the conception of the internet, let alone facebook.

    They will continue to do so.

    This is natural.


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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    Absolute ********. The drug agencies have become such a joke with all their fear-mongering propaganda. Read this article courtesy of times. Sheds a little more light on it. Fact-Check: A Survey Links Facebook to Drug Use in Teens – TIME Healthland


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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-Elr5K2Vuo]"I Learned It By Watching You" Anti-Drug PSA - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    Fox News making outlandish statements!?! Fox News jumping to ridiculous decisions!?! I do not believe it.


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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    I like this old PSA:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agT2GVNQjao]Don't do crack - YouTube[/ame]




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    Re: Facebook/Myspace cause teenagers to drink and smoke

    Being a child of the 80's, I saw that commercial and kept trying to catch my dad smoking pot, but sadly, I never did. So I never had the chance to get stoned.



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