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Opioids: Just the Facts

August 27, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

What are the risks of misusing opioids? Learn the answer and more about opioids in NIDA’s new guide “Opioid Facts for Teens.” Read More »

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How Safe Is “Social Smoking”? Test Your Knowledge

July 16, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You know about the health problems from smoking cigarettes. But what about just smoking a cigarette every now and then? Read More »

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Marijuana Edibles Are Not Candy

July 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

No matter what the packaging or advertising says, marijuana edibles are not candy, and they aren't legal for anyone under 21.  Read More »

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How Dangerous Are Synthetic Drugs? Test Your Knowledge

June 18, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Most drugs (even the ones that help people) are made in labs, not in nature. Take this quiz to learn more.  Read More »

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Energy Drinks and Drug Use: A Surprising Connection

June 11, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

College students who regularly consume energy drinks could be at increased risk for drug problems.  Read More »

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