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Keep Up the Good Work: Teens Are Drinking Less, Smoking Less, and Using Fewer Drugs

December 16, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

For several years straight, teens have been drinking less alcohol, smoking fewer cigarettes, and, with a few exceptions, using fewer illicit drugs. 2014 continued that trend. Read More »

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NIDA’s on VINE!

December 08, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

We’re kicking off our new vine videos with our much anticipated results of our Monitoring the Future survey. Read More »

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High School Seniors Are Taking Up the Hookah

March 19, 2014  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA’s 2013 Monitoring the Future study reported that more than 20%—that’s 1 in 5—high school seniors have used a hookah to smoke tobacco. A hookah is a pipe that burns flavored tobacco and passes the smoke through water before it is inhaled. Read More »

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Share the Latest Stats During National Drug Facts Week

January 30, 2014  /  Sara Bellum

During National Drug Facts Week (NDFW), communities across the country are shattering the myths about drug abuse and addiction. Read More »

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Nationwide Survey Shows Fewer Teens Think Marijuana Is Harmful

December 18, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Today, NIDA released the latest results from the 2013 Monitoring the Future (MTF) study, which asks more than 40,000 8th, 10th, and 12th graders about drug, alcohol, and cigarette use. The study revealed both good news and areas for concern. Read More »

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