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Marijuana Use Can Lower Your Grades

The NIDA Blog Team
December 01, 2014

Studies show that marijuana interferes with attention, motivation, memory, and learning. Read More »

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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke?

The NIDA Blog Team
November 24, 2014

You may have heard the phrase “contact high." But studies show that very little THC is exhaled back into the air when a smoker exhales. 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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Marijuana “Edibles” Make Candy Complicated

The NIDA Blog Team
November 10, 2014

A single serving of a marijuana edible can’t have more than 10 milligrams of THC in it. But there can be up to ten servings in the product. Read More »

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Does Marijuana Make You More Creative?

The NIDA Blog Team
November 03, 2014

Some marijuana users says its mind-altering effect—the “high”—makes them feel more creative, but it’s actually an illusion. Read More »

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