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Experts worry next-gen pot products can cause psychotic episodes

Correspondent Steve Patterson joins Shep Smith to report on next-generation pot products with THC levels so high, they can lead to psychotic episodes. For ac...

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.

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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My Son’s Journey from being an Accomplished Scholar-Athlete to Psychosis, Addiction, Jail and Living on the Street

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Marijuana Caused my Son’s Mental Illness

I BELIEVE POT IS WHAT CAUSED MY SON’S MENTAL ILLNESS I saw your website and I am so sorry for what everyone has been through. I thought I would share my son’s story. Thankfully my son is still with us but I believe pot is what caused his mental...

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New Brunswick Medical Society of Canada Warns Against Marijuana Use.

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