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Teens Get It: Marijuana and Tobacco Are Hazardous to Your Health

September 18, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens' use of marijuana, and of tobacco, continues to decline. Read More »

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Resisting Peer Pressure

August 14, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

With practice and a few tips, you can resist the pressure to try drugs or alcohol.  Read More »

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Be Prepared for an Emergency

August 07, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Keep these helpful, life-saving tips in mind in case you need them.  Read More »

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Non-Addictive Drugs: Are They Always Safe?

July 31, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Addictive or not, all drugs come with risks and should be used with care.  Read More »

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The United, Healthy States of America

July 24, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

More U.S. teens are making smart choices about cigarettes, cocaine, and opioids. Read More »

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