Study: Marijuana Use May Be Linked to Suicidal Thoughts in Young Adults

(National Institutes of Health, June 22) Marijuana use could be linked to increased risk of suicidal thoughts, plan, and attempt among young adults, according to researchers who analyzed data from the National Surveys on Drug Use and Health between 2008-2019.  The study was conducted by researchers at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and published recently in JAMA Network Open. They … Continue reading Study: Marijuana Use May Be Linked to Suicidal Thoughts in Young Adults

The Death Toll from 👉Drugs👈 in America

By Cliff Kincaid Clueless FBI agents and other law enforcement personnel are scrambling to understand the motives of the Nashville suicide bomber. But a friend says he “loved smoking weed,” as records do show an arrest for marijuana possession. Other descriptions include hippie and long-haired flower child. This is all we need to know about the bomber, … Continue reading The Death Toll from 👉Drugs👈 in America

Largest Study on how Cannabis has Changed Over Time Finds Increased Strength Putting Consumers at Greater Risk of Harm

New research shows that over the past 50 years street cannabis across the world has become substantially stronger carrying an increased risk of harm. The team behind the study from the Addiction and Mental Health Group at the University of Bath, synthesised data from over 80,000 cannabis samples tested in the past 50 years from street samples collected in … Continue reading Largest Study on how Cannabis has Changed Over Time Finds Increased Strength Putting Consumers at Greater Risk of Harm

Studies say that Weed is Bad for your Heart

You’ve probably heard a lot about how dangerous marijuana use can be for the teenage brain. But a recent statement from the American Heart Association is ringing the alarm about the drug’s effect on the heart. "The American Heart Association recommends that people not smoke or vape any substance, including cannabis products, because of the potential harm to the heart, lungs … Continue reading Studies say that Weed is Bad for your Heart

HOW DOES DRUG USE AFFECT YOUR HIGH SCHOOL GRADES?

Did you know that your brain develops until the age of 25? Anything that you do to disrupt this process—including substance—will affect how your brain develops   During the brain’s development stage, any type of trauma and/or changes in the brain’s wiring could affect brain function. Drug use is one of the ways that can mess … Continue reading HOW DOES DRUG USE AFFECT YOUR HIGH SCHOOL GRADES?

10 Strategies to Prevent Your Young Person from Using Drugs

According to a study, young people who hadn’t used drugs up until their senior year in high school are more likely to use marijuana once they start college than their peers who don’t go to college. Here are a few ways you can prevent your young loved one from using any drug before they head off to school and while … Continue reading 10 Strategies to Prevent Your Young Person from Using Drugs

‘Necrotizing Pneumonia’ – The New Vaping Hazard

 E-cigarettes were initially thought to be a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, but a recent outbreak of serious lung illnesses and deaths linked to the nicotine delivery devices called that belief into question. Now, a new case report details another type of lung illness in a 15-year-old girl who regularly used e-cigarettes: necrotizing pneumonia. Necrotizing … Continue reading ‘Necrotizing Pneumonia’ – The New Vaping Hazard

Use Weed? It Can Interact With Your Meds in Very Harmful Ways

People who use marijuana either medicinally or recreationally should remember that pot can have potentially harmful interactions with medications they take regularly, a new report warns. This is particularly true of older folks, who often are on many different drugs to manage a variety of chronic ailments, said lead researcher Tony Antoniou. He's an associate … Continue reading Use Weed? It Can Interact With Your Meds in Very Harmful Ways

A Mom whose 19-yr-old Died by Suicide has a Vital Message for Parents about Marijuana Today

Laura Stack's son Johnny lost his life to suicide three months ago when he was just 19 years old. Though she says the grief of his death is "still fresh," Stack took to Facebook to share something that happened three days before Johnny died, hoping it will help other parents whose kids may be at risk. She … Continue reading A Mom whose 19-yr-old Died by Suicide has a Vital Message for Parents about Marijuana Today

VAPE STUDY REVEALS TROUBLING LINK BETWEEN MARIJUANA AND FALSE MEMORIES

These findings are deeply problematic in the context of crime. NOT CHILL VAPE STUDY REVEALS TROUBLING LINK BETWEEN MARIJUANA AND FALSE MEMORIES These findings are deeply problematic in the context of crime. A memory is not a simple recall of a truth. Memory is more of a restructuring of what one may think is the truth. Its formation is dependent on … Continue reading VAPE STUDY REVEALS TROUBLING LINK BETWEEN MARIJUANA AND FALSE MEMORIES