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Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2014

The 2014 Monitoring the Future College Students and Adults survey shows trends in alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, and stimulant use in college students and non-college peers.
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NIDA redesigns Easy to Read and Learn the Link websites for mobile devices

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has redesigned two of its websites, Easy to Read and Learn the Link, for use on mobile devices.


Drugged Driving

Drugged Driving: In 2009, 1 in 3 fatally injured drivers tested positive for drugs.
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Addiction Is a Disease of Free Will

When I was five or six years old, my grandfather—my mother’s father—died of what I was always told was complications of heart disease. It was not until much later, after I had completed my medical training in psychiatry, and had already been working for a long time using neuroimaging to study the addicted brain, that I learned the real reason for his death.

Monitoring the Future 2013 Survey Results: College and Adults

In 2013, 36 percent of college students said they used marijuana in the past year, compared to 30 percent in 2006
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Microneedle Milestone: One Week of Transdermal Drug Delivery

Microneedles are an innovative technique for delivering medications through the skin, a route that could particularly benefit patients receiving naltrexone therapy for opioid and alcohol dependence. Researchers have found a way to use the transdermal technique to deliver a single treatment of naltrexone that lasts for 7 days.

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