Kindervision: Children using inhalants

Knoxville (WVLT) -- It is a dangerous trend that is growing more and more common among teens.

A new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration says that inhalants are the drug of choice among 12 to 17-year-olds.

The survey suggest that one million teenagers use the inhalants, which come from common household items.

Twelve and 13-year-olds use them more often than marijuana.

Inhalants are liquids, sprays and gases that are sniffed to get high.

They can include aerosol air fresheners, hair spray, paint solvents, and nail polish.

Inhalants can cause severe damage to major organs, and even death.

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