Today’s marijuana is skunk, making is usage use much riskier now than it was in the 60s, 70, 80s and early 90s. THC gives marijuana its psychotropic qualities. Skunk has about 5x more THC than the traditional pot, and it is the only marijuana grown now. Continue reading Marijuana = Skunk = Mental Health Crisis
Category Archives: Mental Health
Modern Reefer Madness
Once again marijuana and violence are in the news as we listen to the heart-wrenching court proceedings of the Boston bomber, Johar Tsarnaev. We just finished hearing the details regarding the senseless murder in 2012 of “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle and another veteran sniper, Chad Littlefield, by a man they were trying to help. Eddie Ray Routh, prosecutors say, had a long history of “self-intoxication.” He smoked marijuana the morning Continue reading Modern Reefer Madness
Effects of Pot on the Young Brain
Recommended for educating school and community groups: In a 3-minute video, Crystal Dilworth explains how marijuana — even in small amounts — affects the developing brain, and changes its structure. She makes a compelling case for why not to use for those under 25.
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