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Addiction in Fiction: Tainted Drugs and Molly in The CW’s TV Show iZombie (Part 2 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
December 02, 2015

On the TV show iZombie, characters make mistakes that help illustrate just how risky drug use is—in the real world. Read More »

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Addiction in Fiction: Dealing With Peer Pressure in the CW’s TV Show iZombie (Part 1 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
November 30, 2015

Creating a plan to resist peer pressure will help you stick to your decision to be drug-free. Read More »

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Wired to Win? Drug Testing Comes to eSports

The NIDA Blog Team
November 18, 2015

Like the big leagues in traditional sports, electronic sports are facing their own drug scandal, as some “e-athletes” turn to chemicals for an extra edge in performance.  Read More »

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Teen Friendships Rely—but Don’t Depend—on Technology

The NIDA Blog Team
November 16, 2015

Technology isn't removing personal interaction from teens’ social lives; it's expanding the ways interaction can happen. 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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