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about drug use and abuse.
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.::: Most kids will be exposed to drugs

Drugs and other things that act like drugs come and go in popularity.

But they all do the same thing: change something in the body or mind.

Drugs and other harmful substances including the Hot 3 change the way people act, feel or think.

And sometimes they change things in a bad way.

These changes depend on what the substance is, its strength, how the brain and body react to it and whether it's combined with other drugs.

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Know which drugs are out there

You might think your kids won't be exposed to drugs because of your family, religious or cultural beliefs.

But the truth is, most kids will be exposed to or affected by drugs in some way.

Doing all you can to know what drugs are out there will help you:

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