ADDICTIVE NATURE OF MARIJUANA
Even as marijuana legalization continues to advance across the U.S., there is an accumulation of evidence that marijuana is harmful, (possibly permanently damaging), for youths. What must be done to protect adolescents from a drug that is detrimental to them, one that is becoming easier to obtain?
Many adults today might look at marijuana legalization as inevitable, but the marijuana of today bears little resemblance to marijuana at the turn of the new millennium.
Every year it seems, there is a new way to use drugs that is even more dangerous than the last. As electronic cigarettes (also called vaporizers) have grown in popularity, young people are now using them to consume marijuana products.
As cannabis legalization efforts have increased across the U.S. more youth begin to see marijuana as non-threatening and usage rates have begun to climb, creating serious problems for this nation's young people.