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Survey: Alcohol still drug of choice for Portsmouth youth

Survey: Alcohol still drug of choice for Portsmouth youth

PORTSMOUTH — The latest results from a town-wide survey on substance abuse has reinforced something the coordinator of the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition says he already knew: “We’ve got a very serious problem in Portsmouth,” said Ray Davis of the Coalition, a non-profit group focused on substance abuse prevention issues in the town. “I mean the Town

Graphic shows use of various types of substances by grade level.

Survey: Half of Portsmouth High seniors have smoked pot

PORTSMOUTH — The rise of medicinal marijuana centers and the recent decriminalization of the drug were cited as potential reasons Tuesday night for why so many high school students admit to smoking pot in a substance abuse survey presented to the School Committee. According to the report, prepared by John Mattson Consulting for the Portsmouth Prevention

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