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Marijuana: Facts for Teens (Featured Publication)

Published abril del 2001. Revised mayo del 2015.
Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects. En Español

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Substance Use in Women

Published mayo del 2015.
Women and men face unique issues when it comes to substance use. Some of these differences result from biology, or being genetically female or male. Researchers call these sex differences. Other differences are based on whether a person self-identifies as male or female, and how society and a person’s cultural environment respond differently to these identities. This is referred to as gender differences. Sex and gender can interact with each other to create even more complex differences between men and women.

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Is Marijuana Medicine? (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2015.
Offers facts about marijuana as a legal medical treatment and about potential and approved treatments using chemicals derived from marijuana (cannabinoids). En Español

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Marijuana (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2015.
Offers facts about marijuana, including how people use it, its effects on the brain and overall health, and treatment options. En Español

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Marijuana (Research Reports)

Published octubre del 2002. Revised abril del 2015.
Explores the latest research on marijuana, including the scope of marijuana use in the U.S., health consequences, its effects on everyday activities, and available treatments. En Español

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Drugs: Shatter the Myths (Featured Publication)

Published octubre del 2010. Revised Marzo del 2015.
Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images. En Español

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Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs (Research Reports)

Published Marzo del 2001. Revised febrero del 2015.
Offers the latest research findings on hallucinogens and dissociative drugs, describing what they are, how they are abused, and basic facts about different drugs within this classification of drugs. En Español

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National Drug IQ Challenge (Featured Publication)

Published enero del 2015.
Encourages people to test their knowledge about drug abuse and addiction by asking them to take a 12-question quiz. Accompanying answers shed light on the science of drug abuse. En Español

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High School and Youth Trends (DrugFacts)

Revised diciembre del 2014.
Describes trends in high school and youth drug abuse and addiction, with an emphasis on marijuana, cigarettes, prescription drugs, alcohol and ecstasy. En Español

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Hallucinogens - LSD, Peyote, Psilocybin, and PCP (DrugFacts)

Revised diciembre del 2014.
Provides basic facts about hallucinogens (LSD, peyote, psilocybin, and PCP) including how they are abused, how they affect the brain, other health effects, and treatment options. En Español

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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research

Toma el reto nacional sobre el coeficiente intelectual (CI) sobre las drogas