The Drug Class Blog

Apr 05


BY PETER HECHT DAVIS, CALIF. Chronic marijuana smokers, who use cannabis four or more days a week for many years, are more likely to wind up in a lower social and economic class than their parents, according to a recently published study led by a UC Davis epidemiologist. The study,...

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Mar 29

Social Impact

Excellent Article.  There is a significant amount of press on marijuana, the promoters are very focused on the "medicalization" of cannabis as that increases the level of public acceptance.   As always, "if what we are thinking isn't true, it can hurt us." Cannabis vs. alcohol: economic and...

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Mar 08

Girl's Night Out CBC

This is a very good look at our current binge drinking culture. A must see for parents.  Although this shows College age kids, this practice starts in high school.

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Feb 20

Relationship with Intoxication

Intoxication It is interesting to watch what is happening with the pro-marijuana movement. According to the media that supports this drug it appears to fix everything. While it may be true that there may be many medicinal benefits from CBD (non psychoactive) generally the term marijuana refers to a...

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Feb 15

Marijuana Effects and why age matters

Watching the media try to deliver information on marijuana is very interesting, the pro-marijuana folks keep delivering more on potential benefits, here is some more info you need to know. Marijuana’s effects and why age matters Dr. Gary Wenk is a professor of psychology and neuroscience, among...

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Jan 30


Interesting day in Whitewood, Sk. yesterday. I was invited to do some training with the high school teachers and to do a community education session in the evening. Whitewood is also the home of a "medical marijuana" store. I popped in to meet the owner and invite him to the evening session. Friendly...

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Jan 23

College Life

I often hear from kids who have started University/College and are very surprised to find that their drinking/drug use has escalated.  Here is an interesting look at some of the stats.

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Jan 18

Alcohol Attitudes

I have had some interesting conversations lately about alcohol. They usually are rationalizations and stem around the idea or belief that they are “not” whatever they think an alcohol problem would look like. So, I’m not drinking in the morning, I’m not drinking alone, I haven’t...

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Jan 16

war on thinking

War on thinking Propaganda is interesting, it generally relies on creating enough emotion to have that override critical thinking. I often check out “High Times” the pro marijuana news service, or or Cannabis Culture, just to see what they are saying becayue I know the kids I work...

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Jan 09

I'm Sorry

The damage that substance problems cause to relationships are huge, broken trust, broken dreams, broken hearts. Getting better has much to do with trying to repair, or at least being willing to repair the damage.. It takes time and courage but the thing that really happens is we face ourselves and...

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