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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

When it comes to driving, a single marijuana cigarette can make you weave in your lane as badly as the standard illegal alcohol limit. 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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Pro Athletes, Marijuana, and Opioids

The NIDA Blog Team
September 09, 2015

Some people say it’s time to let athletes use marijuana to treat pain from the injuries professional sports can inflict. Read More »

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Marijuana & Psychosis

The NIDA Blog Team
June 02, 2015

You may know that marijuana can pose risks for a person’s physical health. But for some people, it carries risks for their mental health, too. Read More »