Children's Hospital Colorado

How to Talk to Tweens About Marijuana

Tips for talking to "tweens" (ages 10 to 12)

Tweens are less likely to have proper information about marijuana and are less likely than teenagers to have formed an opinion. That’s more of an opportunity to give the facts and lay the groundwork for how to refuse it. 

This may be a time when kids start to experience peer pressure. If you haven’t already addressed peer pressure with your child, this is a good time to do that.

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