Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.
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Published: October 2010
Revised: September 2016
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse
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NIDA. (2016, September 1). Drugs: SHATTER THE MYTHS. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugs-shatter-myths