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Drug Facts for Teens Blog Posts

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

E-cigarettes and tobacco products contain an addictive drug called nicotine, which makes it very hard to stop using them. 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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What To Ask Your Dentist About Opioids

April 15, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One of the best ways to reduce your chance of misusing an opioid pain reliever is to talk to your dentist. Read More »

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What Do Anabolic Steroids Do to Your Body? Test Your Knowledge

April 01, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Take this quiz to learn about the effects of misusing anabolic steroids. Read More »

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Say What? "Naloxone"

March 18, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Scientists and health professionals are working toward solutions that save lives from the opioid crisis. One of those solutions is naloxone.  Read More »

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