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Cannabis

Nov 08

More to consider

 The more we hear about medical marijuana, the more the perception that it does more good than harm seeps into people's thinking, particularly teens. What we are dealing with here is a very organized approach to legalize marijuana use, partly becuase a lot of people like it , more because there...

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Sep 16

Marijuana and Health

One of the issues we have been hearing a lot about are all the supposed medical advantages of marijuana. The pro marijuana movement is very organized and very intent on medicalizing as much info about marijuana as possible. That group realized a long time ago that much of society wasn’t really...

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Jul 06

Marijuana Impaired Driving

There is still a lot of misconception about driving while under the influence of marijuana, this article has some interesting new information.   http://www.bgdailynews.com/news/study-looks-at-alcohol-marijuana-impairment/article_df2cdf70-b1a3-50b5-9bb2-72675b6afeff.html

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May 12

More on Synthetic Marijuana

I have written about this before and these products have shown up in Toronto and Manitoba, we have had occasional report here, but it will likely increase.  The interesting thing is that instead of really being concerned about the increasing attempts to find intoxicants many people will use this...

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Jan 26

Snake Oil 2015

Snake Oil: If you have ever watched old westerns you have seen the Snake Oil Salesman, selling something that seems to be the cure for everything. The discusion about marijuana is moving into that category. One of the things that seems to be confusing a lot of people, particularly teens, are the discussionas...

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Jan 11

"Safe" Use ??

I have included a link to a very interesting article. It includes the reference of being OK with a certain amount of lead paint in our children's cribs. I have said many times that we need to check our thinking "Is what you are thinking true?" Marijuana (more explicitly THC) is a drug, plain and simple,...

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Nov 11

And some more on Marijuana

Marijuana changes brain development. We know that. We know a lot more too. Marijuana is addictive - Less than nicotine but then heroin is less addictive than nicotine, so is alcohol. The addictiveness of a drug is less of an issue than the capacity of a drug to disrupt normal thinking and functionality...

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Aug 25

Synthetic Weed

Synthetic Cannabinoids. We haven’t seen a lot of these products in western Canada but they are an issue in the east and certainly in the USA. Often referred to as |spice” synthetic cannabinoids are exactly what that sounds like , a manufactured version of THC. They are proving to be dangerous,...

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May 07

More on Marijuana and Driving

More on Marijuana and driving. The famous four questions apply again. 1. Is what you are thinking true? 2. Is it really true? 3. How are you feeling or acting because of how you are thinking? 4. How would you feel or act if you thought differently? I was in a grade 12 class room the other day,...

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Feb 04

It makes a difference

According to a recent research study by the journal Schizophrenia Bulletin, pot may be poorly affecting the memory and reasoning capability of teens using the drug heavily. “The study links the chronic use of marijuana to these concerning brain abnormalities that appear to last for at least a...

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