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Discovering Medications by Computer

December 11, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Technology is helping scientists find new ways to safely treat health problems.  Read More »

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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 »

States and territories in which marijuana is legal for recreational and medical purposes: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Alaska, Hawaii, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Ohio, Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and D.C.

How Legal Is Marijuana?

October 11, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

So far, 33 states and D.C. have passed laws to that allow people use marijuana legally for recreational or medical use. Read More »

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

June 20, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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

April 25, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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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