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Past-month nicotine vaping doubles among college students. 2018 Monitoring the Future College Students and Young Adults Survey Results. This jump is among the greatest one-year increase seen for any substance in the history of the survey. College 6.1% in 2017; 15.5% in 2018. Non-college 7.9% in 2017; 12.5% in 2018.

On the Rise: Marijuana Use and Vaping Among Young Adults

November 04, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In 2018, past-year marijuana use reached an all-time high among young adults. Past-month nicotine vaping more than doubled from 2017 to 2018 among college students.  Read More »

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 »

Do Not Vape on red and white sign against blue sky.

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 »

2018 Tobacco in Youth-Rated (G/PG/PG-13) Movies. Incidents Per Movie Up 34% from 2017. PG-13 movies without tobacco up 62% from 2017. 10.3 billion audience tobacco impressions delivered by youth-rated films, up 103% from 2017. Youth rated films delivered 63% of tobacco impressions.

Can Movies Cause Teens to Smoke?

September 30, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Research shows that young people who see images of people smoking in movies are more likely to smoke.  Read More »

#3 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, Shatter the Myths. Emily Jones, PhD, NIDA, NIH.

Take the 2019 IQ Challenge!

September 16, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

How much do you really know about drugs and drug use? Take the IQ Challenge and find out! Read More »

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