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Why Be a Zombie?—Spice and Health Risks

The NIDA Blog Team
August 18, 2015

If you use Spice, you don’t know what you’re putting into your body—or what those unknown ingredients can do once they get inside you. Read More »

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How Is Spice Made?

The NIDA Blog Team
June 22, 2015

Nobody can say what’s in the batch of Spice you end up with. If you don’t know what it’s made of, there’s no way to predict what it will do to you. Read More »

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Concerts and Drugs: Is There a Way to Reduce the Dangers?

The NIDA Blog Team
June 09, 2015

Concert festivals are all about good music, good friends, and big crowds. But for some people, these events are also about using drugs. Read More »

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Have You Seen Molly? Even if You Think So, You May Have Been Fooled

The NIDA Blog Team
May 13, 2015

When you buy drugs called Molly or MDMA, there is no way to know what you are actually getting. Drug dealers are salesmen, and it’s all branding. Read More »

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Are E-Cigarettes Harmful?

The NIDA Blog Team
May 04, 2015

We still don’t know if e-cigarettes can hurt your lungs, but we do know that they deliver the same highly addictive nicotine as regular cigarettes. Read More »

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