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High School and Youth Trends (DrugFacts)

Published diciembre del 2012. Revised enero 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

Nationwide Trends (DrugFacts)

Published abril del 2011. Revised enero del 2014.
Examines nationwide trends in drug abuse and addiction among youth, describing lifetime, past year and past month use for alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs, and prescription drugs. En Español

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Heroin (Research Reports)

Published octubre del 1997. Revised febrero del 2014.
Offers the latest scientific information on heroin use and its consequences as well as treatment options available for those struggling with heroin addiction.  En Español

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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Published abril del 2001. Revised Marzo del 2014.
Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects. En Español

Lessons from Prevention Research (DrugFacts)

Published febrero del 2004. Revised Marzo del 2014.
Describes principles important to consider when developing drug abuse prevention programs and discusses issues relevant for family, school, and community settings. En Español

Is Marijuana Medicine? (DrugFacts)

Revised abril del 2014.
Offers facts about marijuana's viability as a legal medical treatment and about potential and approved treatments using chemicals derived from marijuana (cannabinoids). En Español

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Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations - A Research-Based Guide

Published septiembre del 2006. Revised abril del 2014.
Presents research-based principles of addiction treatment that can inform drug treatment programs and services in the criminal justice setting.

Cough and Cold Medicine Abuse (DrugFacts)

Revised mayo del 2014.
Provides facts about the abuse of cough syrups and other cold medicines, including their effects on the brain and dangers of using these products to get high.

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Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

Published abril del 2007. Revised julio del 2014.
Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease. En Español

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Marijuana (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1997. Revised agosto del 2014.
Explains how THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, causes changes in the brain that affect memory, emotions, balance, and judgment. En Español

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