Thursday, April 3, 2008

Mountain Dew and Marijuana Prevent Pregnancy

Miami Herald [FL]
1 April 2008

Students would get more than abstinence only under sex ed bill

Associated Press Writer

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Some Florida teens believe drinking Mountain Dew or smoking marijuana will prevent pregnancy and that swallowing a capful of bleach will prevent HIV/AIDS. One reason those dangerous myths have spread is the state's reliance on abstinence-only sex education, say advocates of a bill to require a more comprehensive approach in Florida's schools. [...]