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The Year in Drugs and Health News: 2019 Blog Roundup

January 06, 2020  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Check out all of the addiction science updates that we shared on the blog in 2019. Read More »

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Monitoring the Future 2019: The Highs and Lows of Vaping

December 18, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The annual survey found that teens' use of most drugs continues to decline—with one alarming exception. Read More »

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Say What? “Cannabidiol (CBD)”

November 12, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

CBD is typically found in very small amounts in the marijuana plant. It’s one of over 100 chemicals called cannabinoids.  Read More »

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 »

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Vaping-Related Illnesses and Deaths: What We Know So Far

October 15, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

In the past few months, thousands of people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping. Some people have died as a result. Read More »

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