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The inside of a driving simulator makes it look like a person is driving down a city street.

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

October 07, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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

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A driving simulator in a large room.

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

October 05, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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 young man sitting by a computer looking sad.

A Lifeline in the Sea of Sorrow: Where to Get Help When You Need It

September 14, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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 »

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Two people carrying an injured football player on a stretcher.

Pro Athletes, Marijuana, and Opioids

September 09, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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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A package of K2 or Spice

Why Be a Zombie?—Spice and Health Risks

August 18, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you use Spice, you don’t know what you’re putting into your body—or what those unknown ingredients can do once they get inside you. Read More »

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