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Addiction Science: From Molecules to Managed Care

Prevention messages can make a difference.

Changes in attitudes lead to changes in use

They can convey information to change attitudes about drug use, which can in turn change behavior.  For example, as perceived risk associated with marijuana use increases, its abuse decreases.

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