Rosalind Wiseman's book "Queen Bees and Wannabes" inspired the hit movie. Now she runs Cultures of Dignity, a company out of Boulder that focuses on youth mental health.
However, as more young people use alcohol and marijuana, they're also regarding those two substances as less dangerous.
The new rules would also tighten regulations on online sales.
Young people are clocking in more screen time than ever, and getting their first smartphones earlier than ever.
A 2017 Colorado survey observed a disconnect in how young people see vaping and e-cigarettes and the health risks.
A CDC finding that 25 percent of high schoolers vape coincides with a push in several mountain towns to raise the age for tobacco and nicotine purchases.
Students at two very different schools weighed in on self-medicating with marijuana and how their peers of color are punished more harshly for possession.
Public health officials worry that teen use of e-cigarettes could be an emerging disaster, reversing years of declines in smoking.