States and territories in which cannabis is legal for medical purposes: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and D.C.

How Legal Is Marijuana?

October 11, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

So far, 25 states and D.C. have passed laws to let people use marijuana with recommendations from their doctors. Read More »

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Pregnancy and Drugs: Update (Part 2 – Marijuana, Opioids, and Illegal Drugs)

June 20, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

An expecting mother’s use of drugs has all kinds of risks for the baby. Read More »

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Is Dabbing Dangerous?

December 14, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Smoking marijuana extracts, sometimes called “dabbing,” has become more popular in recent years, and it has some doctors concerned. Read More »

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Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 2 of 2)

October 07, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

A single marijuana cigarette can impair your driving skills. Read More »

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Read This If You Know People Who Smoke Weed and Then Drive (Part 1 of 2)

October 05, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, there’s an increasing need to know the potential risks of drugged driving. Read More »