Marijuana # 1 Substance found in Teen Suicides in Colorado
The above graph is a screen shot from the Colorado Public Health and Environment report available at this website: Colorado Violent Death Reporting System. To find the above graph, go to the below Colorado website and click on the box that lists “methods, circumstances and toxicology” and then click on the box for 15-19 years olds. The marijuana data will appear.
Cannabis Psychosis Led to Suicide
Senior coroner Veronica Hamilton-Deeley recorded his death as suicide with contributing factors of cannabis related-induced psychosis including auditory hallucination and mood.
Why Moms Strong Exists
While it may be distressing to read of suicides of young people, we feel it is important that parents, the general public, and politicians are made aware of one of the worst consequences of marijuana use. The two stories below, are written by the founders of MomsStrong.org, who lost their beloved sons to marijuana-related suicide.