A coroner in Louisiana has concluded that a 39-year-old woman has died due to a overdose of THC — or Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active ingredient in marijuana. However, experts are skeptical, as this would be the first case of a person overdosing on marijuana on record, in the world. Many have assumed that an overdose on THC was not even possible. In February, the woman was found … Continue reading Louisiana Coroner Concludes 39 Year Old Woman Has Died From a Marijuana Overdose
National Marijuana Day on April 20th comes at a pivotal moment for pot lovers as more and more states are legalizing the once forbidden drug– and marijuana use is normalized like never before. Some states like New Jersey and New York are taking more time to pass marijuana laws, while others with fewer issues and restrictions are moving forward more quickly to legalize. But many … Continue reading MAJOR AGGRESSIVE CANCER RISK FOR WEED SMOKERS!
Ingesting cannabis can be a pleasant experience for people but for dogs and cats, it will almost certainly require a visit to the vet. In the hype around marijuana legalization, and the variety of cannabis products that will soon abound, it may be easy to forget that THC is toxic for pets. The short reminder for pet lovers who also use marijuana is that while … Continue reading Why Pets and Cannabis Don’t (Do NOT) Mix! Veterinary Experts Warn Cannabis Can be a FATAL POISON to Dogs and Cats.
s drugstore chains embrace products with traces of CBD, two recent reports in prominent medical journals point out the dangers of the other familiar component of cannabis, THC. An article in Lancet Psychiatry strengthens the link of THC to psychosis, and one in Annals of Internal Medicinechronicles people ending up in the emergency departments of hospitals after indulging in edibles. The news media picked up the edible-ED story, the … Continue reading Why Marijuana Edibles May be a Prescription for Psychosis
A bill to legalize recreational marijuana use for Montanans 18 and older failed to advance Thursday from a state House committee. Rep. Tom Winter, D-Missoula, tried to assure the House Taxation committee that his House Bill 770 served as a reaction to, not a model of, mistakes made in other states that have legalized recreational marijuana. By his own estimate, Winter said, the bill would bring … Continue reading Lawmakers Just Said NO to Recreational Marijuana in Montana
Children as young as 9 years old in the United Kingdom are being admitted to hospitals with mental and behavioral disorders caused by cannabis. National Health Service (NHS) figures reveal that more than 3,400 under the age of 19 were admitted to hospital with disorders triggered by the drug, reported the Daily Mail. Admissions to the hospital for that age group increased by 38 percent since 2013/14 … Continue reading Children as Young as 9 Are Being Admitted to Hospital With Cannabis-Caused Disorders
There are a lot of people out there who claim weed is a harmless drug but there are a number of studies out there that have documented the adverse effects that extend beyond ordering enough Chinese food for yourself to warrant three fortune cookies. In 2012, voters in Colorado passed an initiative legalizing the sale and consumption of recreational marijuana within its borders, and since the measure … Continue reading Heavy Weed Smokers Are Falling Victim To A Mysterious Illness That Has Doctors Baffled
If marijuana is extra potent (high THC level), it could make you five times more likely to develop psychosis. t’s easy to get swept up in the weed revolution, what with recreational marijuana now legal in 10 states plus D.C., fancy medical marijuana dispensaries popping up on big city street corners, and an entire country up north giving it the official A-okay. That doesn’t make it any less vital to … Continue reading Smoking Weed Increases Your Chances of Developing Psychosis, a New Study Finds
Is it possible to overdose on weed? The answer is yes. Despite being considered legal for both recreational and medical use in many U.S. states and other countries, weed is a potentially addictive product that can still have devastating effects if not consumed in moderation. Marijuana overdose is largely a product of poor self-regulation and control. Thus, it is important for those who can access … Continue reading DUE TO THC IN MARIJUANA, LEARN ABOUT WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN OVERDOSE. YES, PEOPLE ARE OVERDOSING MORE & MORE FROM MARIJUANA
It’s a cruel irony that the very people who could benefit from weed’s relaxing effects are often the ones who don’t feel them. This article originally appeared on VICE US. Remember people, this is a MIND ALTERING DRUG!!!!!!! As a type A person—a generous understatement—I used to have high hopes that weed could give me that elusive experience known as chilling out. But each of … Continue reading This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious & Even Paranoid
State regulations fail to stop sales of marijuana that could make buyers sick Some of the marijuana products sold by Southern California stores and delivery services are loaded with banned toxic chemicals that could make you sick, according to an NBC4 I-Team investigation. “Why would you want to put poison in your body,” said Hinaxi Patel, technical director of Brightside Scientific in Long Beach, an … Continue reading Poisonous Pot Found in Some Los Angeles-Area Stores! (Hmmm, could it also be in your ‘weed dealers’ store too?)
As a practicing internist, I am very aware of the distinction between medicinal and recreational use of any psychoactive substance. Unfortunately, when it comes to marijuana, this distinction is too often and too easily blurred. Currently, there are 10 states where recreational marijuana is legal and an additional 23 states where it may be used for medical purposes. Marijuana has been studied and found to be an effective treatment … Continue reading Dr. Marc Siegel: Chronic pot smoking has now been linked to THIS strange syndrome. Doctors are misdiagnosing and taking out gall bladders because they don’t know about this yet.
Teen use of marijuana may raise the risk of major depression and suicidal thoughts later in life, a new study suggests. Researchers found that cannabis use during the teenage years was associated with a nearly 40 percent bump in the risk of depression and a 50 percent increase in the risk of suicidal thoughts in adulthood, according to the study, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry. Although the … Continue reading Teen pot smoking raises risk of depression in adulthood, study finds
As Colorado auto deaths involving marijuana rise, CDOT is asking thousands how they feel about driving under pot’s influence. CDOT is using online surveys and open houses across the state to gauge Coloradans attitudes. Amid a rise in Colorado auto fatalities involving marijuana, state transportation officials are surveying thousands of residents this year to better understand public attitudes toward driving under the influence of pot, … Continue reading PLEASE STAY OFF THE ROAD If You Are Using Marijuana For Medicinal Reasons Or Recreational! You’re Killing & Disabling People! Stay Home & Do What You Do!!!
A note from NationalAddictionNews.com, to those of you who use and abuse weed, opioids, benzos, antidepressants, hypnotics, stimulants, and antipsychotics. STAY HOME WITH YOUR ADDICTIONS! KEEP YOUR ADDICTIONS TO YOURSELVES AND KEEP OFF THE ROAD!!!!!!! ARE YOU TOO HIGH TO UNDERSTAND YOU HAVE THE LIKELY POTENTIAL TO KILL AND DISABLE CHILDREN, ADULTS & ANIMALS??????? Patients who are prescribed opioids and the clinicians who prescribe them have more … Continue reading Opioid Epidemic Spilling Over onto Roads & KILLING INNOCENT PEOPLE!
When Dr. Jen Gunter returned home from the grocery store she knew something was wrong with her normally boisterous 3-year-old Labrador retriever, Hazel. “She was on the couch. Her head was hanging over and she couldn’t lift herself up,” Gunter, a gynecologist in Marin County, California, told NBC News. “I got out the tennis ball, which she ignored. Normally, you get out the tennis ball … Continue reading Vets Reporting More & More Dogs Are Being POISONED by MARIJUANA
As more states continue to legalize recreational and medicinal marijuana, questions concerning the health risks associated with the substance and its various consumption methods are on the rise. For example, what are the effects of vaporizing marijuana versus smoking it? Although limited research currently exists, there is some data and anecdotal evidence that can offer a look into the health risks, or lack thereof, associated with … Continue reading Why Vaping Marijuana is SO SO DANGEROUS to Your Health
POT HOLES Legalizing marijuana is fine. But don’t ignore the science on its DANGERS. (Click Here to Original Article) Three decades ago, I would have been over the moon to see marijuana legalized. It would have saved me a lot of effort spent trying to avoid detection, constantly looking for places to hide a joint. I smoked throughout my teens and early 20s. During this … Continue reading The Facts in This Article is Why Many People are Angry with me! BUT… Facts are Facts & Addiction to THC is a Huge Stronghold!
Since NationalAddictionNews.com is fully owned and exclusively run by yours truly, I’m taking the time to complain about a rather disturbing issue I had on Facebook yesterday that was overwhelmingly shocking, but undesirably expected. Thanks for reading my rants about the topic below. (No, I’m not sharing this on my Facebook.) Here goes. I wanted to bring some rarely talked about awareness about marijuana to … Continue reading I Have to Complain Today – is Anyone There?
You don’t expect the New Yorker and Mother Jones to be places where you read anti-marijuana articles, but Tell Your Children, the new book by former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson is knocking some people flat. The book examines what we know scientifically about marijuana use, and it turns out to be pretty damn scary. I have never been a pot smoker, though back in my youth, I ate space cake … Continue reading Second Thoughts On Pot
Alex Berenson is probably best known as the author of the John Wells espionage thrillers, 11 of them so far, but until 2010 he was a reporter, including for 11 years at The New York Times, where his assignments ranged from the pharmaceutical industry to Hurricane Katrina. He did two reporting tours in Iraq. That battleground may seem relatively tame compared to the response when … Continue reading The Case Against Cannabis ~ A Journalist’s Pursuit of the Truth about Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence
This article is directed to those of you who use marijuana as a drug of escape, to get high. For those of you who are truly using it to heal disease, you just need to be aware and weigh the benefits against the risk if you have high blood pressure. ~NationalAddictionNews.com In a recent study, researchers found that marijuana use is linked to a three-fold … Continue reading Marijuana May Raise Death Risk From High Blood Pressure
If there is a single health issue that has been linked to medical marijuana over the past few decades, it’s the dreaded eye disease known as glaucoma. As early as the 1970s, studies have shown the cannabis plant is beneficial in easing the symptoms of this debilitating condition, perhaps to the level of preventing some people from going blind. Glaucoma patients have claimed for years … Continue reading New Study Finds Marijuana Component CBD Makes Glaucoma Worse
CANNABIS IS quite the drug. It can treat inflammation, pain, nausea, and anxiety, just to name a few ailments. But like any drug, cannabis comes with risks, chief among them something called cannabis use disorder, or CUD. Studies show that an estimated 9 percent of cannabis users will develop a dependence on the drug. Think of CUD as a matter of the Three C’s, “which … Continue reading SCIENTISTS JOURNEY INTO THE DARK SIDE OF CANNABIS
In a recent study, researchers from Georgia State University found that marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from high blood pressure. The researchers focused on the long-term effect of marijuana use on health. They examined people aged 20 years and above from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey). The team found that among a total of 1 213 participants, … Continue reading How marijuana could harm your heart and blood pressure health
Getting high for the sake of escape could cost you. With the legalization of marijuana comes clinical studies that are beginning to reveal the dangers of THC. Recreational marijuana is just another drug that offers people a way of escape. Just remember that no one can run and hide from life. Life must unfold and be properly unpacked without the need for an artificial high. … Continue reading Exposure To Cannabis’ THC Alters The Genetic Profile (DNA) Of Sperm.
Whether you’re a teen or an adult, Marijuana changes how the brain works. It attaches to parts of your brain, and for most people, it tells your brain and body to feel calm and relaxed. What can marijuana do initially and over time? Feel less coordinated and react more slowly Altered sense of time Anxiety, fear, distrust or panic (with high levels of THC) Increased … Continue reading Marijuana IS Addictive & Can Negatively Affect Teens’ Brains
Don’t kid yourself, Marijuana has both short-and long-term effects on the brain. THC acts on numerous areas in the brain (in yellow). Short-Term Effects When a person smokes marijuana, THC quickly passes from the lungs into the bloodstream. The blood carries the chemical to the brain and other organs throughout the body. The body absorbs THC more slowly when the person eats or drinks it. … Continue reading How does marijuana affect the brain? You really need to know this.
I am presenting facts about marijuana abuse because people are thinking that, just because its been legalized in most places, that it must be ‘safe’. It is NOT safe! Not too long ago, most thought doctors’ prescriptions for opioids, benzodiazepines, and other drugs were ‘safe’ but found out that 1 person dies every 8 minutes from an accidental opioid overdose by simply taking the amount … Continue reading
A firearms expert said Missourians who get a medical marijuana card will not be able to buy a gun. “If you are able to get it, get a doctor’s prescription, you will no longer be able to purchase firearms, not legally, not through a gun shop,” firearms instructor Don Pind said. The federal form required with each gun purchase specifically says that using or possessing … Continue reading Medical marijuana patients federally barred from buying firearms
Let me preface this article by saying that I’m not the most popular person because of my being vehemently against the use of marijuana for ‘fun’, or even medical marijuana for some conditions – except for well researched situations where its benefits appear to outweigh its risks – primarily for cancer, seizures, autism, and other diseases. I do believe in the possible benefits of CBD … Continue reading LATEST LEGIT STUDY: How marijuana harms your heart and blood pressure to bring you an early death
I hate to burst your bubble, but now that marijuana use is more widespread, there’s a serious problem affecting medical marijuana users that is bringing them to hospitals in droves and can cause severe dehydration. ~ NationalAddictionNew.com With more people using medical marijuana and recreational marijuana, there’s a condition that’s popping up in emergency rooms across the country. It’s called Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, or CHS, … Continue reading Emergency Rooms Seeing Rise In Syndrome Related To Marijuana Use. If You Have Cramping Or Vomiting Marijuana Could Be The Cause!
Eating Raw Cannabis Juicing leafy greens like spinach and kale for their healthy properties might not sound that amazing to you unless you’re a juicing enthusiast. But pressed vegetable juices are increasing in popularity — with consumers, nutritionists, athletes and healthcare professionals. Have you ever considered juicing marijuana, though? What we’re talking about here is the juicing of raw cannabis, and it’s nutritionally complete and … Continue reading Do You Realize that you are Losing Around 99% of the Health Benefits of Marijuana When you Smoke or Cook it?
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