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Terry-McElrath, O'Malley, and Johnston find link between energy drink consumption and substance use among teens

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"Energy Drinks Linked with Alcohol and Drug Use in Teens" - Huffington Post. 02/06/2014.

Recent analyses by Yvonne Terry-McElrath, Patrick O'Malley, and Lloyd Johnston found a significant positive link between teens' energy drink consumption and their use of alcohol, cigarettes, marijuana, and amphetamines. The study did not consider causes for the associations.

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Patrick M. O'Malley
Lloyd Johnston

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