How can drugs alcohol and smoking lead to underage pregnancy?

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What is underage pregnancy?

There is really no such thing. From a legal standpoint, you canassume it's anyone pregnant under the age of 18. From a religiousstandpoint, underage pregnancy could be considered that of anun-wed woman. From society's perspective, it's simply a "youngmother" wed or un-wed.

Who gets custody in an underage pregnancy?

Answer . \nIf this refers to the unborn child the laws of the state where the child is born would apply. Generally the unmarried mother regardless of her age has full automatic custody of the child except under extraordinary circumstances. If the mother is unmarried and the father wishes to share (MORE)

What is the punishment for underage smoking?

you get a smoking ticket for violating the prevention of youth tobacco acts, when i got my smoking ticket, it cost $115, but when i went to go pay it at a vehicle registry, there's a service fee you must pay, it can be either $7 - $9, so don't get caught, but if you're more honest to the police (MORE)

What is the aftermath of an underage pregnancy?

Answer . I actually became pregnant at 16 myself and it was difficult. In no way do I regret it at all. The only complications were that my body rejected the prenancy and I developed PIH ( pregnancy induced hypertension) and pre ecclampsia. I had my daughter at 29 weeks and she was 2 lbs 9 oz and (MORE)

Is underage pregnancy wrong?

Now there's a great question! So why is it that people who can have sex and babies are discouraged from having sex and babies by society, laws and their parents? It's because the teenager's body grows up a little faster that the person's ability to figure out how to care for the children produced. T (MORE)

Virginia Laws Underage possession of alcohol?

By the book: Maximum 1 year loss of driver's license, up to 12 months in jail, up to $2500 in fines. Generally, a guilty verdict will entail loss of driver's license for 6 months - 1 year, no jail time, $500 fine. If this is first offense, you might be offered ASAP classes, probation for a yea (MORE)

How can drugs and smoking lead to underage pregnancy?

Answer . drugs and alcohol can lead to pregnancy because people often don't realize the effects of what they're doing under the influence, causing one night stands. Answer . Underage smoker nods out on Heroin, drops cigarette, and starts fire which burns down family house. In need of temporar (MORE)

How can smoking alcohol and drug lead to underage pregnancy?

When you are under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol you tend to do things you wouldn't normally do. If you are using as a teenager, chances are you are just trying to fit in with the crowd. If you'll do that to fit in, you'll have sex to fit in too. You may not be as careful or use birth contro (MORE)

Does pregnancy make underage marriage easier?

In some cases yes. If you are both underage he will need parents permission.In most states a female can marry without parental consent if she is pregnant.Only in Florida can a male who is underage and expecting a child can marry the mother of that child.However, if you are not pregnant, please do no (MORE)

Why can it be said that adults who smoke and drink alcohol are hypocritics when they condemn youths for using drugs?

Adults smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol (in moderation) are LEGAL activities. Using drugs are ILLEGAL activities. Adults are aware of the risks of lung cancer. Children, most of the time, fail to recognize the risks involved in using recreational drugs. They really do need adults to steer the (MORE)

What is the law with underage pregnancy in California?

California law gives pregnancy teens assistance with healthcareeven without the consent of the parents. The state providesassistance in locating a place to stay when family kicks them out.Financial Assistance is provided for those less than 18 years ofage.

What is the Pa punishment for underage possession of alcohol?

My 17 yr. old son was charged in PA with possesion of alcohol. When the officers write it up it is coded as "underage drinking", which I think is BS because he hadn't drank it and they even gave him a breathalyzer test which was negative. Clearly possesion and consuming alcohol are two entirely diff (MORE)

Is underage smoking allowed in Ohio?

You cannot smoke by yourself until you are 18. You cannot purchasecigarettes. However, if you are with a parent or adult over 18 andthey allow you to smoke, you can.

Cons with underage pregnancy?

Aside from the health and mental risks, most young mothers can not care for the child. That responsibility falls to family or the government.

What percentage of underage smoking?

It's impossible to know for sure, as if an underage person smokes they are hardly likely to admit it, in fear of their parents finding out. In my class in college there are five people under 18, and all of them smoke, but 4 of them deny it to my tutor even though she's seen them smoking. I also smok (MORE)

Can you go to jail for underaged smoking?

No! -- No, underaged smoking does not get a kid in trouble, it gets the parents in a heck of a lot of trouble. If combined with school truancy and shoplifting, etc. the parents can get fined and even the child taken away by the government. Don't smoke or drink if you don't want to be put in boo (MORE)

What is the fine for underage smoking?

A business can be fined thousands of dollars for selling cigarettesto minors. However, the fine for actually smoking is usually just acouple hundred dollars.

Can you get a ticket for underage smoking?

OK, I'll tell you my situation. I've got caught with a cigarette in the hand by state police patrol. It was stupid idea to smoke that late in that place, but happened what should happen. The policeman gave me a warning and he called my parents next day, but usually, he said, he would give me a (MORE)

What is the punishment of underage possession of alcohol in MD?

I am afraid this is impossible to answer without knowing all the details.. If it was something where responsibilty was fully accepted and remorse fully shown from a good kid, and there was no other damage then I would expect the Law Enforcement Officer to exercise good judgment and allow a good ste (MORE)

Who does underage pregnancy impact on?

The answer is complex and could include almost everyone in society.. The child to be born. (Mum will be less educated and not as mature as otherwise could have been so the child maybe less well reared). The mum and dad (Mums schooling and dads life will he go to uni or work?). The grandparents (S (MORE)

Can you get arrested for underage pregnancy?

No, but your guy can, depending on how old he is. If he's over 5 years older than you or you are under sixteen and he is over 18 (i think it's 18...mayber older), then yes. i don't think so. cuz look at jamie Lynn spears. im 16 and im pregnant and im not in jail

What is the punishment for underage smoking in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Statutes, authorizes a juvenile court judge to impose one or more of the following dispositions: . 1. . Counseling of the juvenile or the juvenile's parent or guardian. . 2. . A forfeiture not to exceed $50. If a juvenile fails to pay the fine within 12 . months, the court may suspend (MORE)

Why does underage pregnancy keep rising?

cause after hollywoods baby boom and all he teenage pregnancy shows and movies teengirls get that idea traped in there head and the want to get pregnant... the baby bump is like a fashion statment.... but this DOES NOT apy to all teen pregnancies, half are mistakes but i think all the shows and movi (MORE)

Is underage smoking bad?

depends on if you've already started smoking. some people will say yes some will say no. if you don't smoke you will say its bad and if you do smoke you will say that its a good thing and that the age limit should be dropped this is because you will have to wait outsside the petrol garage or the cor (MORE)

How do you obtain alcohol if you are underage?

in the united kingdom you can drink from the age of 4 if you have parental permission and are in your own home In America it depends on the state when the laws are, but most you have to be 21 to buy it. Most kids that get alcohol underage have friends older relatives or even their own parents bu (MORE)

Why do underage kids drink or smoke?

i am 15(i do both), i smoke because my older ex-boyfriend did n he got me into both dope and tobacco, but i was drinking long before that n that was because the town i live in isn't exactly the happiest place in the world, i don't get along with my family and i hate who ive become.. so i drink.

Will drugs or alcohol effect the results of a pregnancy test?

Alcohol and drugs will not affect the results of a pregnancy test provided that they do not contain the pregnancy hormone hCG. This includes over the counter medication and most prescription medication such as birth control pills and antibiotics. Only medicines that have the pregnancy hormone (such (MORE)

Evil effects of alcohol smoking and drug addiction?

Evil is a term that we apply to people. Drinking to excess, smoking and drugs are not evil, they just are . It is the misuse of those things that is questionable in terms of damage to individuals and society. All three can destroy health, and excessive use of alcohol and drugs can destroy famil (MORE)

Are teens who smoke more likely to use other drugs or alcohol?

The answer to this is yes, but I must say so tentatively because its not for the reasons you may think. An individual who smokes must have been open-minded to smoking for him or her to have started, and they are more likely to use drugs and alcohol because of this personality trait, not because they (MORE)

What is the punishment for underage smoking in Washington?

if you are under 21 years of age, and get caught by the cops smoking weed, you will be given a warning, they wont even call parents, they will just write down your information, and confiscate the herb. a "friend of mine" got caught the other day smoking with some people, and the police took the 20 s (MORE)

Can Virginia randomly drug test underage alcohol offenders?

It is legal and common for offenders to be subject to random drug and alcohol screens as a condition of their probation, so yes, offenders can be randomly tested while serving their sentence. Once the sentence is complete and probation is terminated, the government would once again need probable ca (MORE)

Why do underage people smoke?

because they think they are cool and think they will get payed for it but do they know that it will 3.5%kill them thanks....

What is worse drinking alcohol smoking or taking drugs?

Drugs are worse this is not an opinion it is scientifically proven. Keeping the confounding variables the same quantity wise class A drugs are worse This is an entirely unfounded statement. Now there are many different drugs. Some of them are worse than alcohol or cigarettes but the vast major (MORE)

What happens if you drink alcohol underage?

If there's a legal age in the country you live in, the person that provided the alcohol can get charged if they get caught. If you were the one that chose to drink it, then they might still charge the person that left the beer lying around at your reach. Some families in drink socially or religious (MORE)

Can you pass a drug test if you smoke alcohol?

How in heck do you smoke alcohol? I thought I knew every possible way in the world to get high but this is a new one on me. That having been said, unless you are tested for EtG or blood alcohol content - and most drug tests don't look for them - you should be fine.