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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Published April 2001. Revised June 2016.
Provides important facts about marijuana and offers parents tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects. En Español

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High School and Youth Trends (DrugFacts)

Revised June 2016.
Describes trends in high school and youth drug abuse and addiction, with an emphasis on marijuana, cigarettes, prescription drugs, alcohol and ecstasy. En Español

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Cocaine (DrugFacts)

Revised June 2016.
Provides basic facts about cocaine, including how it affects the brain, other health consequences of its use, and treatment options for people addicted to the drug. En Español

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Drugged Driving (DrugFacts)

Revised June 2016.
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

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Fentanyl (DrugFacts)

Published June 2016. Revised June 2016.
Offers basic facts about the synthetic opioid Fentanyl including how it is abused, its affect on the brain, and other health effects.

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Cocaine (Research Reports)

Published May 1999. Revised May 2016.
Describes the latest research findings on cocaine, exploring the scope of abuse in the U.S., its potential long- and short-term health effects, maternal cocaine use, and treatment approaches. En Español

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Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (DrugFacts)

Revised May 2016.
Provides an overview of the effects of cigarette and other tobacco products, including their effect on the brain, other health effects, approaches to smoking or nicotine cessation, and overall use among youth. En Español

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Electronic Cigarettes (e-Cigarettes) (DrugFacts)

Revised May 2016.
Describes how e-cigarettes work, how safe they are compared to conventional cigarettes, and whether they can help with smoking cessation. En Español

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Marijuana (DrugFacts)

Revised March 2016.
Offers facts about marijuana, including how people use it, its effects on the brain and overall health, and treatment options. En Español

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Marijuana (Research Reports)

Published October 2002. Revised March 2016.
Explores the latest research on marijuana, including the scope of marijuana use in the U.S., health consequences, its effects on everyday activities, and available treatments. En Español

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NIDA Notes: The Latest in Drug Abuse Research