DANGERS OF MARIJUANA
Marijuana Users Suffer Lower Blood Flow to the Brain than Non-Users
A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease examined blood flow to the brain, and it found that heavy marijuana users consistently have lower-than-normal blood flow levels than non-users. That puts them at risk for insufficient oxygen levels in the brain, which can lead to acute harmful health effects.
The Terrifying Escalation of Drug Dangers in America
The drugs of today are a far cry from the drugs today’s parents and grandparents used. They are more potent and have more dangerous and deadly effects. Staying safe means staying informed about these dangers.
Drugged Driving and Cannabis
People who use cannabis sometimes say that they feel okay to drive after an hour or two has passed. But are they really okay to drive? A new study shows they are not.
A Shocking Increase in Cannabis Laced with Other Drugs
Using marijuana by itself presents risks. But when other drugs are added into that marijuana, the substance becomes far, far more dangerous. Sadly, that’s exactly what is occurring in cities all across America.
Vaping Harmed Teens; Now Juul Must Pay $40 Million to Settle a Lawsuit
The e-cigarette maker Juul is in trouble for marketing nicotine to young people. But what about the arguably even bigger danger, the connection between young people who use e-cigarettes and young people who use marijuana?
Marijuana Legalization Efforts Mask Intentional Manipulation of Potency
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.
Want to Be a New Father? Quit Using Cannabis First
Parents-to-be want to have complication-free pregnancies and to raise healthy babies. It's no mystery that this means an expecting mother should be as healthy as she can be. However, new data now shows that even the expecting father may need to make some changes in his life in order to rear a healthy child.
As Legalization Spreads, Teen Marijuana Use Returns
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.
Drug Abuse Lowers the Body’s Immune System and Makes Addicts More Susceptible to Viruses
Every year yet another dangerous virus crops up and threatens American lives. Sadly, drug users are at even greater risk, as drug use lowers the body's immune system. This is yet another reason why addicts must get help as soon as possible.
The Great Controversy: Is There Really a Connection Between Marijuana Use and Traffic Accidents?
It can be hard to get a straight answer to this question. We'll look at some of the effects of pot and some of the data on traffic accidents and you can decide.