Teens

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Teens Get It: Marijuana and Tobacco Are Hazardous to Your Health

September 18, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Teens' use of marijuana, and of tobacco, continues to decline. Read More »

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“Borrowing” Drugs Is Risky Business

September 11, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Using someone else's prescription medication can be dangerous. Read More »

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What’s It Like Being a Young Scientist?

August 28, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

One of our 2017 Addiction Science Award Winners shares her advice for teens thinking about a science career.   Read More »

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Say What? "Scientific Method"

August 21, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The process that scientists use to conduct experiments is constantly revealing more about how drug use affects the mind and body.  Read More »

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Resisting Peer Pressure

August 14, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

With practice and a few tips, you can resist the pressure to try drugs or alcohol.  Read More »

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