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DrugFacts: Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes)

Revised November 2019.

A plain-language research summary that describes how e-cigarettes work, how safe they are compared to traditional cigarettes, and if they can help with smoking cessation. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Revised October 2019.

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. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Marijuana

Revised September 2019.

A plain-language research summary about marijuana, including how people use it, its effects on the brain and overall health, and treatment options In Spanish

DrugFacts: Drug Use and Viral Infections (HIV, Hepatitis)

Revised July 2019.

Discusses how people who engage in drug use or high-risk behaviors associated with drug use put themselves at risk for contracting or transmitting viral infections such as HIV/AIDS or hepatitis. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Marijuana as Medicine

Revised July 2019.

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

DrugFacts: Heroin

Revised June 2019.

A plain-language research summary about heroin, including basic facts such as methods of use, its effects on the brain, other health effects, and treatment options. 

DrugFacts: Prescription Opioids

Revised June 2019.

A plain language summary of prescription opioids that explains effects on the brain and reported use. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Methamphetamine

Revised May 2019.

Provides facts about the stimulant drug methamphetamine, including how it affects the brain, other adverse health effects, and secondhand methamphetamine smoke. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Hallucinogens

Revised April 2019.

Provides basic facts about various hallucinogens, including how they are abused, how they affect the brain, and other health effects. In Spanish

DrugFacts: Fentanyl

Revised February 2019.

Offers basic facts about the synthetic opioid Fentanyl including how it is abused, its effect on the brain, and other health effects. In Spanish

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