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Two packaged marijuana edible products with ingredient labels.

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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A series of pictures from the infographic that depicts how cocaine and germs contaminate our money.

Dirty Money: How Cocaine and Germs Contaminate Our Cash

The NIDA Blog Team
November 06, 2014

One bill with cocaine on it can contaminate an entire cash drawer or ATM. It’s a little like someone with a cold—if he or she sneezes on you, the chances are good that you’ll catch what the individual has. Read More »

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Teen boy mixing paints on a palette.

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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A skeleton holding a syringe and thinking, No Drugs.

Stay Safe This Halloween

The NIDA Blog Team
October 30, 2014

Halloween is a time when there are lots of parties, so be smart. If you need a ride home, make sure the driver is sober. Read More »

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Sad-looking puppy.

Be a Friend to Man’s Best Friend: Keep Marijuana Away from Your Dog

The NIDA Blog Team
October 27, 2014

A recent study in Colorado showed that 4 times as many dogs were treated for marijuana poisoning in 2010 than in 2005.  Read More »

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