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Marijuana

Published December 2012. Revised January 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.

Spice ("Synthetic Marijuana")

Published January 2011. Revised December 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.

Marijuana

Published October 2002. Revised July 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.

Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Published April 2001. Revised March 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.

Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Published April 2001. Revised July 2013.

Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.

Is Marijuana Medicine?

Revised April 2014.

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

Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

Published January 2014. Revised January 2014.

Presents research-based principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment; covers treatment for a variety of drugs including, illicit and prescription drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; presents settings and evidence-based approaches unique to treating adolescents.

Drugged Driving

Published October 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.

High School and Youth Trends

Published December 2012. Revised January 2014.

Describes trends in high school and youth drug abuse and addiction, with an emphasis on marijuana, cigarettes, prescription drugs, alcohol and ecstasy.

Marijuana: Download the Facts Spanish & English Poster

Published August 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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