Adverse Consequences of Marijuana Use on the Rise in States that Legalized
Just about everything having to do with marijuana is seen as highly controversial. As states continue to legalize its use for recreational purposes, we are beginning to see growing evidence that not all is as it seems. Using marijuana has consequences and, legal or not, the number of individuals affected by those consequences is growing.
Is There a Connection Between Marijuana Use and Prescription Drug Use?
People seek drugs for all kinds of reasons. Some are trying to find an escape from a struggle or difficulty that they are facing in life. Others are peer pressured by their “friends” into using drugs. Some want to experience something different, something that makes them feel good.
Marijuana: What Are Users Really Smoking
The names “weed” and “skunk” do little to make marijuana sound appealing, but most people who smoke pot don’t care what the name is or what contaminants may be in it, as long as it gets them high.
Marijuana: Far from the Harmless Drug Many Would Make it out to Be
If you believe all the campaigners associated with medical marijuana, cannabis is the most benign of substances.
Study Indicates Parents Think New Marijuana Laws Harm Teens
A survey by the Harris Poll found that fully 80% of the parents surveyed were of the opinion that marijuana legalization increases the likelihood that teenaged children will try marijuana, taking their first steps into the world of drug use.
Study Reveals the Way Marijuana Changes the Brains of Young Users
Marijuana use has become a passionate subject, with strong advocates on both sides of medical or recreational use issues. It must be very hard for a parent to know what to think, and even harder for young people to understand the path they should take.