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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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Eight Questions From Teens About Drugs and Alcohol

The NIDA Blog Team
April 25, 2016

How much do you really know about why people become addicted to drugs, whether marijuana can be medicine, and what causes a hangover? Read More »

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Alcohol and Drug Use in College-Aged Young Adults: 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey Results

The NIDA Blog Team
February 22, 2016

Want a quick look at the latest numbers on college-aged young adults’ use of alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, and stimulants? Check out the infographics below. They show the results from the most recent Monitoring the Future national survey on substance use in this age group. Read More »

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Teens Continue To Be Awesome: Fewer and Fewer Teens are Drinking, Smoking, and Using Drugs

The NIDA Blog Team
December 16, 2015

Most substance use among teens is dropping; much of it reached the lowest levels since the Monitoring the Future survey began more than 40 years ago. 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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