High School Counselor Says Teen Use is Troubling

As early as 2015, Tim Trevithick, a high school counselor in Vermont was struggling to help students ensnared in drug use. In this eye opening video, he explains that while most high school students (65%) choose to be drug free, the other 35% are caving to subtle pressure to use drugs. Trevithick claims that the

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New Book on Marijuana and Mental Illness, Violence

Former NY Times Writer Delves into Dark Side of Cannabis MomsStrong applauds the release of an important new book, “Tell Your Children: The Truth about Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence.” Have we been duped by the marijuana industry? The kind of drugs we legalize shapes the type of society we live in. Author Alex Berenson’s

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Withdrawal

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.

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How THC Injures the Brain

by Mark Gold, MD Reprinted from RiverMendHealth.com   The dramatic increase in marijuana potency plus the increased prevalence of use among all age cohorts in the US have compelled scientific inquiry regarding the effects of this “recreational” drug. Clearly, marijuana does not cause overdose deaths like opioids or withdrawal deaths like alcohol. But, is it

California Pot Nightmares

Marijuana’s Environmental Damage — video by Dr. Mourad Gabriel     Humboldt County Sheriff Details Problems Stemming from Legalized Marijuana     Environmental Impacts of Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Click here to see report by the California Land Trust: Calif has 50,000 marijuana cultivation sites –California Land Trust Frontiers 6.1.2017 See also the Silent Poison page