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Partial Cover od Science of Addiction Booklet
Drugs, Brains, & Behavior
The Science of Addiction

Booklet and Press Release

Medical Consequences
of Drug Abuse


NIDA Research Report: Marijuana
Report on Marijuana
This series of reports simplifies the science of research findings for the educated lay public, legislators, educational groups, and practitioners. The series reports on research findings of national interest.
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NIDA Infofax: Marijuana
Marijuana Infofacts
NIDA supports more than 85% of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. NIDA Infofax materials are updated regularly.
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Marijuana Publications
Marijuana Info @ NIDA
This page lists useful resources regarding marijuana use, its effects and treatment.
>> Marijuana Info

cover graphic from the Marijuana, Facts for Teens bookletMarijuana: Facts for Teens
Fact sheet addressing common questions regarding the use and effects of Marijuana, and how it relates to teens.
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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
A useful fact sheet for parents addressing common questions regarding the use and effects of Marijuana.
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National Conference on Marijuana Use:
Prevention, Treatment and Research

This meeting summary provides scientifically based information on marijuana to dispel commonly held myths surrounding marijuana use, increase public awareness of the rising trends in marijuana use and to educate the public about the consequences of marijuana use, especially for young people.
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NIDA for Teens - Marijuana
This site delivers science-based facts about how drugs affect the brain and body so that kids will be armed with better information to make healthy decisions.
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Mind Over Matter - Marijuana
A seven-part series designed to encourage young people in grades five through nine to learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain.
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