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Graphic of the ingredients in a cigarette.

Cigarettes: More Dangerous Than Before

The NIDA Blog Team
November 20, 2014

The U.S. Surgeon General says that cigarettes are more harmful now than in the 1950s because tobacco companies have added more toxic chemicals. Read More »

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‘Marijuana: Breaking Down the Buzz’ Helps Clear Up the Confusion

The NIDA Blog Team
November 17, 2014

Younger people are beginning to view marijuana as ‘okay’ or ‘normal.’ It reminds us of tobacco nearly 100 years ago—and not in a good way. Read More »

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Stephen Strasburg’s Commitment To Quit Tobacco

The NIDA Blog Team
October 02, 2014

Quitting tobacco, whether it’s smokeless or cigarettes, is not something you do on a whim. You have to want to quit and to make a plan for how you are going to get through those first couple of weeks. Read More »

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Hand holding an electronic cigarette surrounded by smoke.

E-Cig Popularity on the Rise

Sara Bellum
July 09, 2014

As states continue to pass laws that restrict the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, this post from 2013 explores why they've become so popular with teens. Read More »

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X-ray of lungs filled with cigarette butts.

Pharmacies and Tobacco: Selling a Contradiction

Sara Bellum
May 21, 2014

Even though drugs can make you high, there’s no doubt that talking about them and all of the terrible things that they can do to your health and your life is a bit of a downer. But there is some good news in the world. Read More »

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