A 21-year-old member asked:
i'm asian am i more susceptible to becoming an addict?
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Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
No: Recent study november 2011 showed - black and Asian teenagers in the U.S. Are less likely to use alcohol or drugs than adolescents of other races, a study found.
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