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Snuff It, Chew It, Snort It, Hookah-Pipe It. Tobacco by Any Other Name Is Still Tobacco, and It Causes Cancer.

The NIDA Blog Team
October 19, 2015

Let’s be clear: No tobacco product is safe. Read More »


Not So Sweet: Bees May Be ‘Addicted’ to Harmful Pesticides

The NIDA Blog Team
October 14, 2015

Believe it or not, the bee crisis—and possible solutions to it—may be closely connected to the subject of drugs. 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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A Lifeline in the Sea of Sorrow: Where to Get Help When You Need It

The NIDA Blog Team
September 14, 2015

Sometimes, people don’t need just information, they need help. Here’s how to reach out when you need to talk to someone. Read More »