Teenagers

FDA Announces New Teenager-Directed Anti-Smoking Campaign

FDA Announces New Teenager-Directed Anti-Smoking Campaign
The Food and Drug Administration is using ads that depict yellow teeth and wrinkled skin to show the nation's at-risk youth the costs associated with cigarette smoking.
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12-Year-Old Publicly Schools NC's Governor at Moral Monday Rally

12-Year-Old Publicly Schools NC's Governor at Moral Monday Rally
12-year-old Madison Kimrey of Burlington-founded NC Youth Rocks says she is "not a prop," after the North Carolina legislature passed voting restriction laws targeting young people, women, minorities, and the poor. Her speech is a powerful one, and shows that teenagers aren't as dumb as some their representatives claim.
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Slow Clap: NC Teens to Need Parental Permission for STD Testing

Slow Clap: NC Teens to Need Parental Permission for STD Testing
A bill making its way through North Carolina would make it mandatory for teens to provide notarized parental consent before being tested for STDs. The measure—the most explicit of its kind in any state—would also require parental permission for birth control, substance abuse treatment and mental health care.
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