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Addiction in Fiction: Lincoln Faces Addiction in CW’s TV Show The 100

The NIDA Blog Team
January 20, 2016

Fictional characters are sometimes depicted dealing with issues of drug use and addiction. How accurate are their experiences? Read More »

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Addiction in Fiction: Tainted Drugs and Molly in The CW’s TV Show iZombie (Part 2 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
December 02, 2015

On the TV show iZombie, characters make mistakes that help illustrate just how risky drug use is—in the real world. Read More »

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Addiction in Fiction: Dealing With Peer Pressure in the CW’s TV Show iZombie (Part 1 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
November 30, 2015

Creating a plan to resist peer pressure will help you stick to your decision to be drug-free. Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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