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Pregnancy and Drugs: Update (Part 2 – Marijuana, Opioids, and Illegal Drugs)

The NIDA Blog Team
June 20, 2016

An expecting mother’s use of drugs has all kinds of risks for the baby. Read More »

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Is Dabbing Dangerous?

The NIDA Blog Team
December 14, 2015

Smoking marijuana extracts, sometimes called “dabbing,” has become more popular in recent years, and it has some doctors concerned. Read More »

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Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 2 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
October 07, 2015

A single marijuana cigarette can impair your driving skills. Read More »

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Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 1 of 2)

The NIDA Blog Team
October 05, 2015

With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, there’s an increasing need to know the potential risks of drugged driving. Read More »

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Pro Athletes, Marijuana, and Opioids

The NIDA Blog Team
September 09, 2015

Some people say it’s time to let athletes use marijuana to treat pain from the injuries professional sports can inflict. Read More »

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