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Keep Up the Good Work: Teens Are Drinking Less, Smoking Less, and Using Fewer Drugs

December 16, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

For several years straight, teens have been drinking less alcohol, smoking fewer cigarettes, and, with a few exceptions, using fewer illicit drugs. 2014 continued that trend. Read More »

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Marijuana Use Can Lower Your Grades

December 01, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Studies show that marijuana interferes with attention, motivation, memory, and learning. Read More »

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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke?

November 24, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

You may have heard the phrase “contact high." But studies show that very little THC is exhaled back into the air when a smoker exhales. Read More »

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"Marijuana: Breaking Down the Buzz" Helps Clear Up the Confusion

November 17, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Younger people are beginning to view marijuana as "okay" or "normal." It reminds us of tobacco nearly 100 years ago—and not in a good way. Read More »

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Marijuana “Edibles” Make Candy Complicated

November 10, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A single serving of a marijuana edible can’t have more than 10 milligrams of THC in it. But there can be up to ten servings in the product. Read More »

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