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Addiction Blog Posts

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How Does Addiction Taste? Flavored Tobacco Products and e-Cigs Are No Safer than Unflavored

The NIDA Blog Team
October 23, 2015

E-cigarettes and hookah tobacco are sometimes flavored like fruit or candy, but liquid nicotine with flavors is just as unhealthy as its plain cousin. Read More »


Not So Sweet: Bees May Be ‘Addicted’ to Harmful Pesticides

The NIDA Blog Team
October 14, 2015

Believe it or not, the bee crisis—and possible solutions to it—may be closely connected to the subject of drugs. Read More »

A graphic with text. "They tried to make me go to rehab. I said, 'No, no, no...' I ain't got the time." Amy Winehouse, from the song "Rehab."

'Amy' and 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck'—Up Close and Very Personal

The NIDA Blog Team
August 07, 2015

Anyone who uses drugs can become addicted. And just because someone is famous, that doesn’t make their addiction any more glamorous. Read More »

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Addicted Lives Matter to Gloucester Police

The NIDA Blog Team
July 20, 2015

Update on “Addiction itself is not a crime, it’s a disease.” Read More »

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“Addiction itself is not a crime, it’s a disease.”

The NIDA Blog Team
May 18, 2015

A Massachusetts police department has announced that it will help people who are addicted to drugs get through the system toward detox and recovery. Read More »