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Myth or Fact? “Marijuana Is Stronger These Days”

May 18, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Of the more than 500 chemicals in marijuana, THC is the main one that causes a person to feel high. And THC levels in marijuana have been increasing. Read More »

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Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real

March 23, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Marijuana withdrawal can lead to symptoms like depression, anxiety, irritability, trouble sleeping, and more. Read More »

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Say What? “Cannabidiol (CBD)”

November 12, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

CBD is typically found in very small amounts in the marijuana plant. It’s one of over 100 chemicals called cannabinoids.  Read More »

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Marijuana: Just the Facts

May 06, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The teen brain continues to develop until age 25. Using marijuana regularly before then can have negative and long-lasting effects. Read More »

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Myth or Fact? "Spice Is Like Marijuana"

February 19, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Spice might look like marijuana, but that’s where the similarities end.  Read More »

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