Marijuana Induced Psychosis Causes Man with No Criminal Record to Attack Strangers
As the federal government prepares to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, an Ontario judge has ruled that cannabis-induced psychosis led a man to a seemingly hate-filled attack on a family, in what appears to be the first case of its kind in Canadian criminal courts.
Marijuana Violence and Law
Secret Service Report Shows Psychosis a Major Factor in 2017 Mass Attacks
Check out the Mental Health and Substance Use sections- MJ and ETOH are the two substances singled out in 54% of the cases.
New Research Shows Cannabis Causes Violence
Smoking cannabis DOES make people more violent: Project confirms for the first time that using the drug is the cause of crimes. Cannabis users are more likely to commit violent crime, pioneering research has shown. *It warned those who smoke the drug regularly run an increased risk of using violence against others. *The project is the first to demonstrate that cannabis is not only linked with violent crime but is the cause. *Violent incidents monitored by the study based on the lives of more than 1,100 American psychiatric patients included assaults, attacks with weapons and rape Read the full study here:
AbstractViolence is a major concern and is prevalent across several mental disorders. The use of substances has been associated with an exacerbation of psychiatric symptoms as well as with violence. Compared to other substances such as alcohol and cocaine, existing literature on the cannabis-violence relationship has been more limited, with most studies being conducted in the general population, and has shown controversial results.
Cases of Cannabis-Induced Violent Behavior
Marijuana is thought to make people mellow, docile and lazy. However, with some chronic use and the new high potency strains, users are becoming violent and dangerous. Here are just some of the cases that are in the news.
New Research on Marijuana and Murder
Marijuana is currently a growing risk to the public in the United States. Following expanding public opinion that marijuana provides little risk to health, state and federal legisl..
Cases of Marijuana Related Violence
PopPot Documents the Mass Killers Influenced by Cannabis
Michigan College Student Shoots Parents when they Come to Pick him Up for Spring Break,/h3>
But the student told us – Davis had stopped going to class and seemed to be smoking a lot of marijuana. “I know he dropped all his classes, cuz he’d just chill in his room and smoke weed all day he had no ambition or nothin’,” he says.
(WXYZ) – WXYZ is learning more about 19-year-old James Eric Davis through students who know him. One student – who did not want to be identified — told us that Davis often talked about his gun. “He always had a gun and he’d bring it up every now and then,” the student told us.
Times Square Killer Confessed to Smoking PCP Laced Marijuana
A man with a history of drunken driving has been charged with murder after police say he barreled a car through the crowded sidewalks in Manhattan’s Time Square, leaving one person dead and 20 injured.
Halloween Shooter Toxicology Report -from a presentation by Dr. Ken Finn
Fourth Judicial District Attorney Dan May said the Colorado Springs Police officers who shot and killed a gunman amid a firefight on Halloween acted heroically and were justified in their use of deadly force.
Planned Parenthood Shooter and Marijuana from a presentation by Dr. Ken Finn
Drawn to Colorado by its legal marijuana, convinced that FBI agents were tailing his every move, Robert Lewis Dear Jr. snapped one day after Thanksgiving. Armed with at least one AK-47, he drove to a Colorado Springs hardware store to look up the address of Colorado Springs’ lone Planned Parenthood clinic in the yellow pages.
Forensic officers are scouring the scene of the double murder in north London Hannah Cohen, 33 and her mother Leah, 66, were found by police on Friday Both women suffered fatal stab wounds at their Golders Green home Officers have arrested Joshua Cohen, 27, over deaths of his mother and
A 23-year-old Oklahoma man has been arrested after he tried to blow up a bank in downtown Oklahoma City using a vehicle bomb similar to the one that destroyed the federal building there in 1995, federal officials said Monday.
A self-confessed teenage “pothead” is suspected of fatally shooting his mother and father after they got mad at him for…
Parents of teen who killed four friends in 110mph crash after smoking marijuana face prosecution for letting him drive without licence
Aaditia and Patricia Beer, of Queens, New York, let son drive their Subaru Joseph Beer, 17, lost control and crashed into woods in Long Island The parents of a teenager responsible for the high-speed car crash that killed four of his friends are facing jail for letting him drive their car.