illustration of vaping devices releasing grey vapor into lungs.

Vaping-Related Illnesses and Deaths: What We Know So Far

October 15, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In the past few months, hundreds of people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping. Some people have died as a result. Read More »

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The Vaping/Marijuana Connection

October 07, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens who vape are a lot more likely to use marijuana than teens who don’t vape.  Read More »

How do people use tobacco and nicotine? People can smoke, sniff, chew, or inhale the vapors of tobacco and nicotine products. Some products that you smoke: cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes hookahs. Smokeless products: chewing tobacco, snuff (ground tobacco that can be sniffed or put between your check and gums), dip (wet snuff that is chewed), snus (small pouch of wet snuff).

The Problem(s) With Nicotine

June 24, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Vaping products like JUUL and tobacco products contain an addictive drug called nicotine, which makes it very hard to stop using them. Read More »

Infographic section 4 Alcohol use in college students is higher than in their non-college peers. 2017 Monitoring the Future College Students and Young Adults Survey Results. Alcohol Use Per Month. Alcohol mixed with energy drinks past year.

Choices Matter—At Any Age

March 04, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When it comes to drugs and alcohol, the choices you make as a young adult will be just as important as the ones you make in your teen years.  Read More »

A chemical model drawing of nicotine on chalkboard. Nicotine C10H14N2

Why Is Nicotine So Addictive?

February 04, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Tobacco use kills about 1,300 people every day. What makes nicotine—a main ingredient in tobacco—so addictive? Read More »

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