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Marijuana (Topics in Brief)

Revised diciembre del 2011.
Provides a brief update on the research on marijuana use, including its health effects, the potential for addiction, treatment, and marijuana in medicine.

Marijuana (DrugFacts)

Published diciembre del 2012. Revised enero del 2014.
Offers facts about marijuana, including how it is used, its effects on the brain and overall health, treatment options, and the potential of marijuana as a therapy for various health problems. En Español

Publication: Research Report Series - Marijuana

Marijuana (Research Reports)

Published octubre del 2002. Revised julio del 2012.
Explores the latest research on marijuana, including the scope of marijuana use in the U.S., health consequences, its effects on every-day activities, available treatments. En Español

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Marijuana (Mind Over Matter)

Published enero del 1997.
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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Marijuana: Download the Facts Poster (Teaching Guide)

Published septiembre del 2011.
Front: Targets teens and young adults, emphasizing three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. Back: Four lesson plans for teachers, including critical-thinking activity worksheets and answer keys. Reviews basic marijuana facts. Helps students differentiate between fact and opinion, understand the importance of sources, analyze an editorial cartoon, and realize how messages about drugs are communicated, overtly and hidden, in songs and music videos. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.

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Marijuana: Download the Facts Spanish & English Poster

Published agosto del 2012.
Double-sided poster for teens and young adults: one side English, one side Spanish. Emphasizes three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.

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Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Published abril del 2001. Revised octubre del 2013.
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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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

MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly) (DrugFacts)

Revised septiembre del 2013.
Provides basic facts about MDMA, also called ecstasy or Molly, including how it affects the brain, other health effects, and treatment options. En Español

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MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse (Research Reports)

Published Marzo del 2006.
Describes the science behind MDMA (ecstasy) abuse, including what it does to the brain, whether it is addictive, and the latest research regarding prevention and treatment of MDMA. En Español

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