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Published October 2002. Revised June 2018.
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.
Published April 2001. Revised July 2018.
Provides important facts about marijuana and offers parents tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.
Published April 2001. Revised December 2017.
Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.
Revised June 2018.
Offers facts about marijuana as a legal medical treatment and about potential and approved treatments using chemicals derived from marijuana (cannabinoids).
Revised June 2018.
A plain-language research summary about marijuana, including how people use it, its effects on the brain and overall health, and treatment options
Published July 2018.
A visually appealing booklet for students that explains how marijuana changes the way the communication centers in the brain work and ultimately cause their effects. Formerly referred to as Mind Over Matters, this booklet is part of a series focused on easy-to-understand scientific facts. For a limited time, both the Mind Over Matters and Mind Matters series will be available to order or access online.
Published August 2012.
Posters for teens and young adults. Single-sided English and double-sided English/Spanish versions available. 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 13-14 Compilations for Students and Teachers.
Published September 2011.
Front: Targets teens and young adults, emphasizing three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. Back: Four lesson plans for teachers, including critical-thinking activity worksheets and answer keys. Reviews basic marijuana facts. Helps students differentiate between fact and opinion, understand the importance of sources, analyze an editorial cartoon, and realize how messages about drugs are communicated, overtly and hidden, in songs and music videos. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 13-14 Compilations for Students and Teachers.
Revised January 2007.
The first in a 5-part series, offers an understanding of the brain, how the reward center works, and what happens in the brain when a person uses cocaine, opioids (heroin), or marijuana.
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.