An illustration of tobacco plants with the words snus, chewing, cigars, hookah, dissolvables, snuff, and pipes.

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

October 19, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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

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

October 14, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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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Are E-Cigarettes Harmful?

May 04, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

We still don’t know if e-cigarettes can hurt your lungs, but we do know that they deliver the same highly addictive nicotine as regular cigarettes. Read More »

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Cigarettes: More Dangerous Than Before

November 20, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The U.S. Surgeon General says that cigarettes are more harmful now than in the 1950s because tobacco companies have added more toxic chemicals. Read More »

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‘Marijuana: Breaking Down the Buzz’ Helps Clear Up the Confusion

November 17, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Younger people are beginning to view marijuana as ‘okay’ or ‘normal.’ It reminds us of tobacco nearly 100 years ago—and not in a good way. Read More »

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