Twitter Chat: Q&A about Drugs and More
The agencies answered a few popular questions about drugs, alcohol, tobacco and mental health. Check out a few of the questions that DEA answered during the Twitter chat below:
Some states allow marijuana for medical use. Does That mean it's safe?
Why do some people get addicted to drugs, while others don't?
Does smoking really kill more people than doing drugs?
Is vaping as bad as smoking regular cigarettes?
Are people with mental health issues more likely to have drug and alcohol problems?
Answer to Question 10: Long-term #marijuana use has been linked to mental illness in some users, such as temporary hallucinations, temporary paranoia+worsening symptoms in patients with #schizophrenia More info: https://t.co/h8cYlIEz0n #NDAFW— DEA HQ (@DEAHQ) January 8, 2018
What other resources would you recommend for #NDAFW event holders and teen educators?
What cool thing is @DEAHQ doing to teach #teens about substance abuse?
Answer to Question 14: What cool thing is @DEAHQ doing to teach #teens abt substance abuse? We have some important publications, recently updated w/the facts about drugs of abuse including #marijuana, #opioids, #cocaine synth drugs, Rx drugs+more! https://t.co/xDpkiLXsSd #NDAFW— DEA HQ (@DEAHQ) January 8, 2018
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