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Tech-wise: 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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Two More Things We’ve Learned About Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

March 06, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Available evidence suggests that Inhaling secondhand marijuana smoke may not be as bad for your health as smoking marijuana -- but it isn’t harmless, either. Read More »

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States and territories in which cannabis is legal for medical purposes: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and D.C.

How Legal Is Marijuana?

October 11, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

So far, 25 states and D.C. have passed laws to let people use marijuana with recommendations from their doctors. 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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Is Dabbing Dangerous?

December 14, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

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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