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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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Student Athletics: The “Anti-Opioid”

October 03, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

If you’re a teen athlete, you’re actually less likely to misuse prescription opioids than teens who don’t participate in sports or exercise regularly. Read More »

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Should Schools Be Ready for Opioid Overdoses?

September 26, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Lawmakers in some states have started to authorize schools to have naloxone—which can reduce opioid overdoses—handy if they need it. Read More »

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Four Things to Know About Cyberbullying

September 20, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Bullying that takes place online is just as real—and can be just as harmful—as bullying that takes place in person. Read More »

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How Do You Choose?

September 13, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

How rational or irrational are teens, really, when it comes to decision making? Read More »

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