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For “The Science of Decision Making and Peer Pressure”

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What Should You Say?

Peers can play a big role in how teens make decisions in both positive and negative…

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For “Questions About Drugs—Answers From Scientists”

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Lesson “Questions About Drugs—Answers From Scientists”

As a teacher, you know your students have questions about drugs. While the Internet and their…

Drugs: What’s the “Worst”?

Every year during Drug Facts Chat Day, teens ask, “What is the worst drug?” Different scientists…

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For “E-Cigarettes: What You Need to Know”

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Lesson “E-Cigarettes: What You Need to Know”

Electronic cigarettes—which deliver nicotine (a highly addictive drug) without smoking—have emerged in the past decade as…

E-Cigarettes: Behind the Marketing

You may have noticed that marketing for e-cigarettes seems to be more common than advertising for…

Using Drugs: Who Becomes Addicted?

Anyone who uses drugs is at risk for becoming addicted. Genes, family and environment, age, and…

Lesson: “Recovery from Drug Addiction”

Accounts about drug addiction often lack facts about why addiction has such a powerful hold on…

Marijuana: Perception of Harm vs. Use

Science shows that smoking marijuana on a regular basis can impair development of the teen brain,…

Lesson “Marijuana: Breaking Down the Buzz”

Amid changing marijuana laws, surveys of teens nationwide show an increasing perception that marijuana is safe….