There is a bag from a pot shop in a pile of stuff belonging to my 18-year-old, who has been kicked out of the house due to unacceptable behavior. Here are some facts: • He has been smoking marijuana almost daily for over four years. • At no time before he began smoking marijuana was
My two (and only) beautiful children started casually smoking marijuana in high school. Their use escalated to other drugs, finally leading to severe heroin and cocaine addictions. Several years, numerous rehabs and halfway houses later, my son Dillan lost his struggle at the age of 19 years old. His older brother, Matthew, increased his drug
In 2009 when Colorado legalized ‘medical’ marijuana my son was 14. He was an excellent student and athlete, playing soccer, basketball, and track. Things began going downhill for him very quickly. Unbeknownst to me he tried weed with a soccer team friend, and was soon addicted. He started hanging out with new friends who were
The John Ross Loria Story by Cathy Banks My son, John, adopted at birth, was born to a marijuana-addicted woman. I was told then that, because of his prenatal exposure, John would always be an addict. I was horrified, but as soon as I thought he could understand, I tried my best to drive the
CALMusa.org puts out a voter guide on marijuana ballot initiative being considered tomorrow by California voters.