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Opinion: Suicide, Mental Health, and Marijuana

by J.L. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) sends out a periodic newsletter, which summarizes his activities as a US Senator.  In the September 30, 2019 newsletter, Senator Gardner makes the following announcement:  Preventing Youth Suicides I introduced bipartisan legislation known as the STANDUP Act , endorsed by Sandy Hook Promise, to address rising youth suicide rates. When I travel across all four

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Psychiatric Physician Says Drug Use Worsens Mental Health Dr Boniface, a practicing psychiatrist in Ann Arbor, MI  expresses concern with  Healthy and Productive Michigan in a short 2 minute interview that using marijuana aggravates ALL conditions of mental health disorders.  “There are a lot of people who become psychotic on this drug”.  Whole communities will

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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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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