04

Feb

Currently, in almost every state, the legalization of marijuana is becoming a very important topic. However, even in the states that DO choose to legalize marijuana, it will remain illegal for everyone under the age of 18. Due to the new, easier access to marijuana, the amount of marijuana-related disorders found in minors has dramatically…

27

Oct

The common association of creativity and use of cannabis has recently been disproved scientifically. In fact, recent findings show that the opposite is true. A study done on the intake of the psychoactive ingredient THC shows that those who ingest a high dosage cannot perform mental tasks as well as those who ingested a low…

19

Sep

Experimentation with marijuana for High School youth is not that unusual for this age group.  When parents discover a child to be using most likely a discussion will follow.  Continued use will bring along more discussions. A majority of youth will counter their parent’s concern by presenting “everyone in high school does it”. This leaves…

02

May

From your description, you have two issues you are dealing with, depression and dependency on Marijuana. Both of those issues should be considered. There is a likelihood, they both may be contributing to each other, creating a feedback loop. If you are depressed you could enjoy the escape that comes from the high. The residual…

18

Apr

Today is April 20th. This day takes on special significance for individuals immersed in Cannabis use . It is used to identify oneself with Cannabis use culture. 420(pronounced four-twenty) is based on the number as well as the event. Although that are different beliefs of it’s origins, the most consistent theory is the term was…

06

Jan

Growing numbers of people in the South East are using a form of cannabis believed to put users more at risk of psychosis than other forms of the drug click for more

05

Jan

Continued Q&A about Marijuana Use provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institutes on Health. Q: How does marijuana affect the brain? A: THC affects the nerve cells in the part of the brain where memories are formed. This makes it hard for the user to recall recent events (such as what…

05

Jan

ll information is provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institutes of Health Following a troubling increase in marijuana abuse in the 1900s among U.S.  teens,recent finding have shown more encouraging trends. For example, part-year use has fallen significantly among students in the 8th, 10th, and 12th grades since 2001:it has dropped…

04

Jan

Some individuals have gone to great lengths to experience altered states or “highs.” When we think of getting high, the images that comes to most peoples mind is illegal drugs or alcohol. That is not always the case. There are legal or easily accessible items that could be used to induce a high. The methods…

04

Jan

Containing over 400 chemicals, the cannabis plant is the source of marijuana, which has been labeled a Schedule 1 controlled substance since 1970. Once treated and dried, marijuana can be smoked (or even eaten!) to induce an altered mood, caused primarily by THC (delta 9 tetrhydrocannabinol). The terms “medical cannabis” and “medical marijuana” refer to the use of the chemicals…