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They say marijuana doesn’t kill anyone. We wish that were true. These are our stories.

Regular use of cannabis can increase the risk of psychosis and schizophrenia. Young people are at greatest risk.

Cannabis Poses a Risk for Mental Health Problems and Suicide. These testimonials and the scientific research are convincing. Marijuana Kills.

California Legislature’s Effort to Add Warning Labels Torpedoed by Marijuana Industry – Read PRESS-RELEASE-for-SB-1097

Beauty Queen plunges to her death after taking oral cannabis she says “helps her relax.” See UK Daily Mail Story.

Shane was my first-born son who grew into a handsome 6’4” young man. He always seemed larger than life and he had a big heart, infectious smile, and zest for life. He excelled at sports, especially water sports, from a young age. Shane was a very normal, healthy teen and even weathered a back injury and surgery which made high school team sports no longer possible–so he transferred his athletic skills to wakeboarding !

When Shane moved away from home at age 19, he began using recreational marijuana (unbeknownst to his family). At age 22, Shane endured prolonged physical rehab to his knee following a serious boating accident. It was later realized Shane had increased his use of pot as he was intolerant of the prescription pain medications.

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This is the story of my son Andy Zorn…Andy was born in 1982 and had a joyful life easily making and keeping friends. It was his mission to make friends and family laugh and have a good time and he was GOOD at it. He was class clown. He made parties come alive. When he grew older he helped good friends with their mental health and substance abuse issues. But it all began to get harder for him to do as he became a teen and thought he had to participate in drinking and drugs to fit in. He was good at hiding the extent to which he indulged in these activities and surprised everyone with his statements in a suicide note: “My soul is already dead. Marijuana killed my soul + ruined my brain.”

He died at age 31 in 2014.

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The new book, Gone to Suicide tells the story of marijuana induced psychosis which led to Brant’s suicide. Now available on Amazon and from major booksellers.

When my son Brant was 17 years old, he had an experience with marijuana that triggered a sudden,major change in his mental state. Overnight, he felt permanently damaged and even ruined. During the next three days it became apparent that his deteriorating condition was the result of a psychotic break, and it soon led to emergency care at two hospitals. While many people smoke marijuana with no immediate adverse effect, it can be psychologically harmful and even devastating to a small portion of the population, especially teens like my son and young adults.

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Latest Marijuana/Cannabis News and Opinion

Marijuana is Destroying Our Families,

Aubree Adams, Director of Every Brain Matters shares her story with NewsMax and how she left Colorado to find treatment for her son.

Aubree Adams, Director of Every Brain Matters dot org shares her son’s cannabis related mental health decline and decries the “addiction for profit” marijuana industry.

The news about Cannabis and Mental Illness is starting to get out. This is a good interview of Dr. Ken Finn, a pain specialist critical of the marijuana industry.

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60 Minutes Australia Exposed Cannabis Induced Psychosis Way Back in 2005!

Cannabis Induced Mental Illness is Actually OLD NEWS!

The chilling truth about Cannabis Psychosis | 60 Minutes Australia

Subscribe here: http://9Soci.al/chmP50wA97J Full Episodes: https://9now.app.link/uNP4qBkmN6 | Reefer Madness (2005) Back in the 30s, there was a melodramatic little propaganda film called Reefer Madness. In no uncertain terms, it thundered on about the evils of the demon weed - that mind-destroying drug marihuana. Naturally enough, hip youngsters thought it was hilarious.

Yet it wasn’t until 2013 that Cannabis Use Disorder was listed in the DSM manual, which is used by professionals to diagnose mental health issues.

Just a few of the tragic stories told on our website…

A New Jersey Mom’s Story

A New Jersey mother explains how marijuana legalization negatively impacted her son and daughter. They both now suffer from psychosis.

I Blame Marijuana and I Wished We Had Never Moved Here

April 19, 2019 Part 2, See Part 1 Published in September 2016 by Kari Kilroy I thought our family had hit rock-bottom in late 2015 when our 16-year-old son attempted suicide by overdosing. He was hospitalized for 3 days in a locked psychiatric...

Prenatal Marijuana Exposure: Effects Until Death

The John Ross Loria Story by Cathy Banks My son, John, adopted at birth, was born to a marijuana-addicted woman. I was told then that, because of his prenatal exposure, John would always be an addict. I was horrified, but as soon as I thought he...

Marijuana stole my daughter from me

I have such a hatred for pot and all recreational drugs, my name is Cindy and I’m sharing my story about my daughter and me. All my life I wanted to be a mom. In the spring of 1996, my dream came true. I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. I named...

A Plea from a California Mom

My son, now 21 years old, began using marijuana at age 16 because he said, "it relaxes me." My husband and I told him he could not get his driver's license until he was clean. We had no idea how strong the marijuana was, and how it would affect his...

A mom laments. Marijuana is not safe nor harmless.

There is a bag from a pot shop in a pile of stuff belonging to my 17-year-old. Here are some more facts: • He has been smoking marijuana almost daily for almost four years. • At no time before he began smoking marijuana was he violent or...

Legalization is destroying my kids and their generation

I am a former marijuana user who is dead set against legalization of it in any form.  I experienced back in the 1970’s how it affected my life and led to stronger drug and alcohol abuse, and I know that all the other back doors to legalization...

“It took losing my nephew to marijuana to save my son”

I didn't smoke much pot growing up as it always made me kind of paranoid. I had some good experiences where it made me laugh, but it just wasn't my thing. The one experience I truly remember is when I ate pot brownies one night in 1982. That night,...

Oregon Mom Laments Legalization

By Maggie   Originally published on PopPot.org My husband and I have four sons.  Our oldest, Trevor is 16.  It gives me a great deal of pleasure and emotion to be able to write this letter, because he has overcome so much in the last six months....

As Far as I’m Concerned, Marijuana Killed my Son.

May 15, 2019   By Kent Osborn  My son, Thomas Osborn, took his own life on July 2, 2016. He probably started smoking pot sometime when he was attending the University of Utah and probably with his fraternity Brothers. Tom was a high achieving...

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New Brunswick Medical Society of Canada Warns Against Marijuana Use.

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