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Teens Continue To Be Awesome: Fewer and Fewer Teens are Drinking, Smoking, and Using Drugs

The NIDA Blog Team
December 16, 2015

Most substance use among teens is dropping; much of it reached the lowest levels since the Monitoring the Future survey began more than 40 years ago. Read More »

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Is Dabbing Dangerous?

The NIDA Blog Team
December 14, 2015

Smoking marijuana extracts, sometimes called “dabbing,” has become more popular in recent years, and it has some doctors concerned. Read More »

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What Is Hemp?

The NIDA Blog Team
November 04, 2015

Is hemp the same thing as marijuana? The answer is more complicated than you might think. Read More »

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Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 2 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
October 07, 2015

A single marijuana cigarette can impair your driving skills. Read More »

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Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 1 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
October 05, 2015

With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, there’s an increasing need to know the potential risks of drugged driving. Read More »

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