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Two More Things We’ve Learned About Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

March 06, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Available evidence suggests that Inhaling secondhand marijuana smoke may not be as bad for your health as smoking marijuana -- but it isn’t harmless, either. Read More »

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E-Cigarettes: What You Need to Know

February 21, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

For people looking to quit using tobacco, e-cigarettes might be helpful. But if you’re a teen who doesn’t smoke, they could eventually just hook you on tobacco.  Read More »

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Tolerance, Dependence, Addiction: What's the Difference?

January 12, 2017  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Many people think drug addiction, dependence, and tolerance are pretty much the same thing. But in fact, each term means something very different. Read More »

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Teen Drug Use: Monitoring the Future 2016

Fewer Teens Are Smoking and Drinking

December 28, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

The percentage of teens who are smoking and drinking is dropping, and that’s great news for teens’ health! Read More »

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Coffee and Energy Drinks: Test Your Knowledge

November 29, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

How much do you know about the effects of coffee and energy drinks? Read More »

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