Drug use and its resulting health effects can change as new trends and drug formulations emerge and become more widely used. NIDA’s National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS) reports on emerging trends and patterns in many metropolitan areas and states. A selection of additional emerging trends with potential broad implications are captured below.
The U.S. Surgeon General has issued a warning about the potential health risks of marijuana use in adolescence and during pregnancy.|
The FDA has become aware that some people who use e-cigarettes have experienced seizures, with most reports involving youth or young adult users.|