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Heavy Metal and Drug Use: A Complex Relationship

November 07, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Black Sabbath’s songs tell a surprisingly sobering story about drug use. Read More »

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Fake Prescription Pills Are Real Danger

October 31, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Counterfeit prescription drugs are pills that look like prescription medications, but may actually be something different. Read More »

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Are You True to Yourself?

October 24, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Valuing who you really are is important for your health and your future. 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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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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