General Article Clever teenagers twice as likely to smoke cannabis due to their curious minds, study finds

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Camilla Turner, Education Editor

Students who are high academic achievers at age 11 are also more likely to drink alcohol as teenagers, according to a nine-year study by University College London (UCL).

Experts examined data for more than 6,059 young people from 838 state and 52 public schools across England. They found that bright children are less likely to smoke cigarettes as teenagers but more likely to smoke cannabis...

 

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