Facts and Stats

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    Marijuana FAQs

    Are you looking for accurate info about marijuana online? We've pulled together a few of the most frequently asked questions about weed and answered them.
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    Study: Marijuana Use Rises Among Young Adults

    (September 24) The number of young adults (ages 19-22) who regularly vape marijuana shot up between 2018 and 2019, according to the most recent Monitoring the Future study. 
  • Is There a Connection Between Missing Sleep and Using Drugs?

    (The NIDA Blog Team, June 1) You probably know it’s important to get enough sleep. But you may be surprised to learn exactly how important it is.
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    NIDA Blog: Myth or Fact? “Marijuana Is Stronger These Days”

    (The NIDA Blog Team) It’s no myth: Marijuana today is much stronger than it was in the past. Of the more than 500 chemicals in marijuana, THC is the main one that causes a person to feel high.
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    NIDA Blog: What is CBD?

    (The NIDA Blog Team) Let’s look at some facts. What is CBD, and does it really have any benefits for people’s health?
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    How Much Do You Know About Edibles?

    As marijuana laws change around the country, the use of marijuana edibles is rising. But a lot of people don't know the risks. Do you? Take the quiz.
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    What Do You Know About Meth?

    More people in certain parts of the country are using the drug methamphetamine (also known as meth). Meth is highly addictive and can cause lifelong damage to a user’s body. Learn more about the drug while testing your knowledge.
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    What Triggers a Relapse? “Cues” Give Clues

    (NIDA Blog Team, March 16) Drug use can change the brain in lasting ways. These changes can make it difficult for someone who has a problem with drugs to stop using them.
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    Quiz: Vaping & Marijuana

    Think you know everything you need to know about vaping marijuana?
  • Vaping & Marijuana Concentrations

    Vaping is the act of inhaling and exhaling an aerosol or vapor made from a liquid or dry material that is heated in an electronic powered device, called an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette.  In addition to nicotine and flavored liquids, marijuana concentrates can also be vaped. This 6-panel, double-sided trifold brochure covers the effects of using e-cigarettes, as well as the effects of marijuana concentrates.