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How Does Addiction Taste? Flavored Tobacco Products and e-Cigs Are No Safer than Unflavored

October 23, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

E-cigarettes and hookah tobacco are sometimes flavored like fruit or candy, but liquid nicotine with flavors is just as unhealthy as its plain cousin. Read More »

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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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Why Be a Zombie?—Spice and Health Risks

August 18, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you use Spice, you don’t know what you’re putting into your body—or what those unknown ingredients can do once they get inside you. Read More »

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Concerts and Drugs: Is There a Way to Reduce the Dangers?

June 09, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Concert festivals are all about good music, good friends, and big crowds. But for some people, these events are also about using drugs. Read More »

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Have You Seen Molly? Even if You Think So, You May Have Been Fooled

May 13, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

When you buy drugs called Molly or MDMA, there is no way to know what you are actually getting. Drug dealers are salesmen, and it’s all branding. Read More »

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