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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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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Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real

April 02, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The longer a person uses marijuana, the more likely they are to have withdrawal symptoms when they aren’t using it.  Read More »

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