The Science on Marijuana and Psychosis
Dr. Christine Miller, molecular neuroscientist and schizophrenia researcher explains the connection between cannabis use and psychosis. Schizophrenia is when psychosis becomes permanent.
Dr. Kenn Finn, pain medicine expert speaks to Catholic Physicians of Houston
Dr. Sharon Levy: Effects of Marijuana on Youth
Sharon Levy, MD, MPH is Director, Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) and Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Emergency Room Doctor in Colorado Sees Psychosis and Mental Illness Related to Marijuana
San Diego Doctor Reports on Marijuana Poisoning
Dr. Lev is the Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. She describes how everyday she treats daily marijuana poisoning: from cyclical vomiting syndrome- a condition resulting in terrible wretching (vomiting) and severe abdominal pain caused by regular marijuana use, she treats someone in acute psychosis and agitation associated with marijuana use. Dr Lev has treated cancer patients who ate a marijuana brownie thinking it would help with nausea from chemotherapy, only to land an admission to the hospital for chest pain and palpitations; and the most reprehensible consequence from marijuana is when Dr Lev has to place a child on life support for marijuana ingestion.
Cost of Addiction
Catherine Antley, M.D., speaks about the true cost of marijuana addiction.
Part 2 The Cost of Addiction
Scientific Evidence that Marijuana Causes Psychosis
Catherine Antley, M.D. as part of her series on the Costs of Addiction, shares the science compiled by Dr. Christine Miller.
Dr. Catherine Antley’s series on Costs of Marijuana continues, this video focuses on cost to families.
Increased Medical Costs Resulting from Legal Marijuana
Dr. Karen Randall, Emergency Physician reveals the skyrocketing medical costs on the Colorado medical system.