Teen use of marijuana can trigger mood disorders such as anxiety, depression, paranoia, psychosis, even schizophrenia.
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
Watch the 30 minute press conference video Read the full HHS Surgeon General Report on Marijuana and the Developing Brain See the Alarming HHS Data on Marijuana and Mental Illness Published Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Our son Kevin was 15 when he started abusing marijuana. He was very good at hiding his use until he came to us and said he was depressed and needed help. We spoke with an educational consultant; they evaluated Kevin and recommended a therapeutic wilderness program. This was the beginning of many years of therapy
by Russell Kamer, M.D. The term Reefer Madness is hurled at us as an insult. Having seen it in the 70’s, I always thought of it as a government issued ridiculous over exaggeration. Turns out there is more to the story. It was originally filmed by a church group as a warning to parents and
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
Editor’s Note: Vermont bill H.511 was passed by the VT legislators and approved by Governor Scott (who was abundantly forewarned by parents, physicians, law enforcement groups, lawyers the consequences of legalizing home pot grows will have dire effects on the communities in Vermont, especially to the young people). Dear Members of Congress, I live in
Because pot is being legalized in more and more states, many young people assume it must be safe. However, when used by people whose brains are still developing (up to age 25), there is an increased risk of developing a mental illness. Recent studies have shown this vulnerability, and the tragic correlation is starkly illustrated