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Dwyer, K. (2016). The real reason study drugs are a bad idea. Teen Vogue.



Norton, A. (2015). Smoke weed in college and your grades may go to pot. US News and World Report



Svrluga, S. (2015). Can anyone answer this: Does marijuana help you get good grades and graduate from college on time? Washington Post.



Brennan, C. (2015). Popping pills: Examining the use of 'study drugs' during finals. USA Today.



Caputi, T. (2015). Catherine Hiller is not your average marijuana legalizer -- She's more dangerous. Huffington Post.



Graves, G. (2015). Is everybody on something? Glamour.



Shih, K. (2014). Just say no: New study shows parental provision of alcohol increases teen risk of alcohol abuse. Terp Magazine.



Staff Writer (2013). Use of false ID by youth to buy alcohol is slippery slope toward alcohol use disorders. ScienceDaily.



Schick, D. (2013). Study: Marijuana use increases risk of academic problems. USA Today.



Marcus, M.B. (2013). Even a little pot use ups college dropout risk: Second study found similar connection with other drugs. HealthDay.



Weise, E., O'Donnell, J. (2012). FDA probes whether deaths linked to energy shots. USA Today.



Schwartz, N. (2012). New York state is investigating energy drink makers. New York Times. August 28th.



Zimmer, C. (2012). The brain: Bottles full of brain-boosters. Discover Magazine. July/August.



Rehm, D. (2012). Using prescription medication for an academic edge. The Diane Rehm Show. July 26th.



Carpenter, M. (2012). Consumers have little guidance on energy drinks. NPR.



Vimont, C. (2011). Overuse of prescription painkillers may be a risk factor for diverting medication. Join Together.



CESAR. (2011). Alcohol-related traffic risk behaviors common among college students; increase significantly when they reach age 21. CESAR FAX, 20(14).



Huget, J.L. (2011). On energy drinks, a voice of caution -- and reason. The Washington Post.



Tickner, N. (2011). Non-alcoholic energy drinks may pose 'high' health risks. EurekAlert!



Lipka, S. (2011). The researcher who flattened alcoholic energy drinks. The Chronicle of Higher Education.



Aldhous, P. (2010). US bans sale of alcoholic drinks with caffeine kick. New Scientist.



Barker, J. (2010). 5 mistakes parents make with their teens and tweens. WebMD.



Mozes, A. (2010). 1 in 5 college students admitted to drunk driving, study found. HealthDay.



Food and Drug Administration. (2009). FDA to look into safety of caffeinated alcoholic beverages: Agency sends letters to nearly 30 manufacturers.



Treatment Research Institute. (2009). College students rarely seek help despite serious substance use problems. Research Brief.



CESAR. (2009). College students who have used Adderall nonmedically in the past year more likely to have also used other drugs. CESAR FAX, 18(14).



Hahn, L. (2009). Don't toast your teen. Good Housekeeping, January (page 85).



Partnership Editorial Staff. (2009). Stimulant abuse on campus. The Drug and Alcohol Scene: The Latest Drug & Alcohol News from the Partnership for a Drug-Free America.



Adams, J.U. (2008). A closer look: Energy drinks: A push over the edge? Los Angeles Times.



Bowen, E. (2008). The Adderall edge. The Miami Student.



CESAR. (2008). Majority of students at one mid-Atlantic university perceive moderate to great risk of harm in using prescription drugs nonmedically. CESAR FAX, 17(36).



CESAR. (2008). Nearly one in ten first-year college students at one university have a cannabis use disorder; At-risk users report "potentially serious cannabis-related problems". CESAR FAX, 17(3).



Harding, A. (2008). Keep tabs on teens to prevent college drinking. Reuters.



Kiehl, S. (2008). UM confronts alcohol abuse: U. of Md. holds meeting on ways to curb alcohol abuse. The Baltimore Sun.



Mozes, A. (2008). College freshmen see Rx drug misuse more risky than alcohol, pot. HealthDay.



Munro, N. (2008). Juiced on the job. National Journal Magazine.



Szep, J. (2008). U.S grapples with rising prescription drug addiction. Reuters.



Webber, C. (2008). Parental supervision during high school may curb college drinking problems. BioMed Central.



Weingartner, N. (2008). Study finds that amount of parental supervision linked to college drinking problems. Digital Journal.



McNamara, D. (2007). Students say that they use stimulants only for studying. Internal Medicine News.



Twitchell, J. (2007). Cheers? Alcohol added to some energy drinks. Deseret News.



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