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Marijuana not harmless to adolescents

The nature of the teenage brain makes the use of cannabis among this population particularly risky for developing addictive behaviours, according to researchers.

Ecstasy

Learn more about ecstasy - what it looks like, how it is used and how it affects you.

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10 questions on addiction

Here are 10 questions from the expert forums, mostly from friends and family members, who want to know what they can do about addiction in their families and social circles.

9 most common street drugs

The crippling damage drugs cause to the brain has remained unseen - until recently. Here's more about nine common street drugs.

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