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Marijuana: Just the Facts

May 06, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The teen brain continues to develop until age 25. Using marijuana regularly before then can have negative and long-lasting effects. Read More »

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Myth or Fact? "Spice Is Like Marijuana"

February 19, 2019  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Spice might look like marijuana, but that’s where the similarities end.  Read More »

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Danger: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy

July 23, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Marijuana use during pregnancy is on the rise. Using marijuana while pregnant is unsafe for an unborn baby. Read More »

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Marijuana Edibles Are Not Candy

July 02, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

No matter what the packaging or advertising says, marijuana edibles are not candy, and they aren't legal for anyone under 21.  Read More »

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Teens’ Drug Use Is Lower Than Ever (Mostly)

January 08, 2018  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens are using alcohol, opioids, and cigarettes less frequently than they used to. But they don't always know about the risks involved in using e-cigarettes, marijuana, and inhalants.  Read More »

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