Facts and Stats

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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.
  • teen laying down with pills

    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.
  • teen talking to dentist

    What To Ask Your Dentist About Opioids (NIDA Blog)

    Misusing opioids can lead to addiction and, in some cases, death by overdose.
  • teen girl with a variety of pills

    Mixing Medicines Can Be Dangerous (NIDA Blog)

    Combining different medicines can have devastating results.
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    Young People and Opioids

    In 2017, about 75 percent of drug overdoses among 15-24 year olds were related to opioids.