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DrugFacts—Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Revised June 2018.

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—Electronic Cigarettes (E-cigarettes)

Revised June 2018.

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—MDMA (Ecstasy/Molly)

Revised June 2018.

Provides basic facts about MDMA, also called Ecstasy or Molly, including how it affects the brain, other health effects, and its potential for addiction. In Spanish

DrugFacts—Understanding Drug Use and Addiction

Revised June 2018.

Provides an overview of drug use and addiction, including what happens in the brain during drug use, why some people become addicted while others don’t, and the importance of prevention. In Spanish

DrugFacts—Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2/Spice)

Revised February 2018.

A plain language summary of synthetic cannabinoids, how they are used, and how they affect the brain and body. In Spanish

DrugFacts—Synthetic Cathinones ("Bath Salts")

Revised February 2018.

A plain language summary of synthetic cathinones and their health effects. In Spanish

DrugFacts—Inhalants

Revised February 2017.

Provides an overview of inhalants, including types of products commonly inhaled, effects on the brain, other adverse health effects, and potential for addiction. In Spanish

DrugFacts—Criminal Justice

Published June 2019.

Looks at the challenges with substance use disorders (SUDs) among people in the criminal justice system, and why treatment and follow up is important for inmates. In Spanish

National Drug & Alcohol IQ Challenge

Published January 2019.

Encourages people to test their knowledge about drug use and addiction by asking them to take a 13-question quiz. Accompanying answers shed light on the science of drug use. In Spanish

DrugFacts—Naloxone

Published January 2019.

A plain language summary of naloxone, the different dosage forms, how they are used, and precautions to keep in mind when administering naloxone.

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