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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

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

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

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

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

Drugged Driving (DrugFacts)

Impresa en octubre del 2013.
Provides basic facts about drugged driving, including statistics, trends, and teen prevalence, and explains why drugged driving is hazardous, particularly as it relates to marijuana. En Español

Methamphetamine (DrugFacts)

Impresa en Marzo del 2010. Actualizada en enero del 2014.
Provides facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine, including how it affects the brain, other adverse health effects, possible treatment options, and trends and data on its use among youth. En Español

Stimulant ADHD Medications - Methylphenidate and Amphetamines (DrugFacts)

Impresa en junio del 2009. Actualizada en enero del 2014.
Offers basic facts about stimulant ADHD medications—methylphenidate and amphetamines—including their role in the treatment of ADHD, their affect on the brain, and the extent of abuse. En Español

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