Some Heavy Cannabis Users Experience Withdrawal After Quitting Twelve percent of frequent marijuana smokers experience cannabis withdrawal symptoms as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5 (DSM-5), according to researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The symptoms include emotional, behavioral and physical symptoms.

Cannabis Use Disorder

Cannabis Use Disorder A common diagnosis, particularly in states with a commercial marijuana market, is cannabis use disorder. According to Wikipedia: “Marijuana use and abuse has symptoms that affect behavior, physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of a person’s life. Symptoms include agitation, bloodshot eyes, challenges in problem solving, and paranoia. Cannabis use is associated with


Marijuana Edibles: States Bite Off More Than They Can Chew By: Carleen Wild, Updated Dec. 19 2016. HEALTHZETTE Her biggest concerns for users are the negative mental health outcomes — including psychosis and suicidal intent. “We stand to lose a generation to this drug,” she said. “About 5 percent of the weekly to daily users [of

Warn Your Teens: What is in Cannabis

CBC Reports: What is in Today’s Weed? Testing the Chemicals in Cannabis The Canadian Broadcasting System came to Colorado in 2016 to conduct research on the brain changes wrought by marijuana. Your family needs to know this information!

ER Doctor Says Join the Fight Against THC Marijuana

Webinar: Marijuana in the Emergency Room     Karen Randall, ER physician in Pueblo, CO presents at the SAM Summit (Atlanta) 4-5-18, this is her presentation, “join the fight against THC marijuana” Karen Randall, M.D. is an ER physician at Parkland Medical Center, Pueblo, CO. Read Dr. Randall’s Open Letter to Politicians Considering Marijuana Legalization


Expert Warns Smoking Pot Before Age 30 Risks Mental Illness   More Study Needed on the Link Between Pot and Psychosis The Province 11-9-16 By: Gordon Clark While the Schizophrenia Society of Canada noted that more research is needed to better understand the link, why are we risking the health of children — and potentially

Medical Marijuana Dangers

The Annals of Internal Medicine ( 2017) reviewed the literature: Marijuana has not been proven effective for common pain conditions and dispensary cannabis really has not been studied in these conditions at all. Click on link below to see study. 2017 Study: The Effects of Cannabis Among Adults With Chronic Pain and an Overview of