Stop Ignoring the Science about Today’s Turbo-Charged Marijuana

Today’s Turbo-Charged Marijuana is Putting Children in Danger  Why is it so difficult to accept the fact that 21st century marijuana and its derivatives are insidiously altering the brain chemistry of some teens/ young adults?   There’s a group of Moms who’ve banded together to expose the devastation potent pot is causing some of our … Continue reading Stop Ignoring the Science about Today’s Turbo-Charged Marijuana

Caulkins Gives Keynote Address before United Nations Summit

In 25 years, the public health community and public in general will look back on legalization and say, ‘What were you thinking?’ said Carnegie Mellon Professor Jonathan Caulkins during his keynote speech April 17 at the 2016 Cannabis‬ Science and Policy Summit preceding this week’s general assembly of the ‪United Nations‬. Caulkins is an internationally … Continue reading Caulkins Gives Keynote Address before United Nations Summit

Defiant Marijuana Dispensaries Must Pay $1.8 Million

Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries in Pacific Beach Forced to Close A defiant Pacific Beach marijuana dispensary and its president have been ordered to pay the City $1,835,000 in civil penalties for operating a marijuana dispensary on Garnet Avenue in violation of city zoning laws. The judgment against SoCal Holistic Health, Inc. and its president, Ryan Murphy, … Continue reading Defiant Marijuana Dispensaries Must Pay $1.8 Million

Not Safer than Alcohol

Alcohol isn’t going away, so why exacerbate the social and economic problems alcohol has inflicted on society by adding another harmful drug? So how are they different? Alcohol is water-soluble, and consists of one chemical. One ounce of alcohol is excreted from the body in 12 hours. In moderation, as with a glass or two … Continue reading Not Safer than Alcohol