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MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly) (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en 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

Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications (DrugFacts)

Impresa en junio del 2009. Actualizada en mayo del 2013.
Provides an overview of commonly abused prescription drugs—opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants—and explains how they affect the brain, treatments available, and reported use. En Español

Heroin (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en abril del 2013.
Offers basic facts about heroin, including how it is abused, its affect on the brain, other health effects, treatment options, and reported use by youth. En Español

Salvia (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en abril del 2013.
Offers an overview of salvia, an herb common to southern Mexico, Central, and South America. Discusses potential health and behavioral effects resulting from its abuse and the extent of use among youth. En Español

Khat (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en abril del 2013.
Provides an overview of the stimulant drug khat including the health and behavioral effects of khat abuse and the extent of use of the drug worldwide. En Español

Cocaine (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en abril del 2013.
Provides basic facts about cocaine, including how it affects the brain, other health consequences of its use, treatment options, and statistics on cocaine abuse among youth. En Español

Substance Abuse in the Military (DrugFacts)

Impresa en Marzo del 2013.
Offers an overview of trends of drug use in the military and the special risks faced by this population. En Español

Spice ("Synthetic Marijuana") (DrugFacts)

Impresa en enero del 2011. Actualizada en diciembre del 2012.
Provides information about spice, a family of herbal mixtures that produce effects similar to that of marijuana, including how it is used, potential health effects, and public health concerns. En Español

Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (DrugFacts)

Actualizada en diciembre del 2012.
Provides an overview of the effects of cigarette and other tobacco products, including their effect on their brain, other health effects, approaches to smoking or nicotine cessation, and overall use among youth. En Español

Synthetic Cathinones (“Bath Salts”) (DrugFacts)

Impresa en noviembre del 2012.
The term “bath salts” refers to an emerging family of drugs containing one or more synthetic chemicals related to cathinone, an amphetamine-like stimulant found naturally in the Khat plant. En Español

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