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Cannabis

Jan 29

Why It's Still A Big Deal

Recent Article from Time Magazine is worth the read. Why it's still a big deal if your teen smokes pot By Randye Hoder, TIME.com updated 7:05 AM EST, Tue January 28, 2014 (TIME.com) -- With each passing day, it seems, smoking pot becomes less and less stigmatized in our society. In a much-buzzed-about...

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Jan 17

Going to Pot??

Marijuana use keeps emerging as a primary issue.  There is a lot of media out there pushing the idea that this drug isn't a big deal. Much of this may be being fueled by the incredible revenue potential that there is in sales and marketing of this drug as its acceptability increases. A drug is...

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Dec 17

What the heck was the question??

It is always a challenge to get people to look at the negative eggects of something they like. If you can equate getting high to getting feeling 'happy' on alcohol then doing that a couple of times a day will seem like a lot.   For a teen anything over 1 time a week is considered heavy use. Heavy...

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Dec 05

Dr. Drew on Marijuana

There are some very interesting thoughts in this article.  If you check out the onlive version and look at the comments it is interesting to see how much people do not want to look at good information about this drug. They really are so engaged in getting high that they can't see reality. Dr. Drew...

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Dec 04

What are you smoking?

There is still a lot of misinformation and lack of real information about the health effects of smoking marijuana. From a recent CCSA study on youth attitudes here is what one teen said “For me, I’m thinking about for my health. … Because I smoke a lot of cigarettes a day. A cigarette...

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Sep 13

What you don't know....???

The Canadian Centre On Substance Abuse released a very interesting report on what Canadian youth think anout marijuana.  With all the hype about legalization/decriminalization this points out the incredible need to better educate our kids ... and everybody else.. check this out. http://www.ccsa.ca/2013%20CCSA%20Documents/CCSA-What-Canadian-Youth-Think-about-Cannabis-Report-in-Short-2013-en.pdf

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Jul 04

Lo and Slow

Lo and slow Study Links Long Term Marijuana Use With Decreased Motivation Do you wake and bake? Are you tired of feeling lazy throughout the day? Do you dream of great ideas but never actually do them? Do you crave munchies, but are too lazy to get up and get anything, and are wondering why? A...

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Jun 07

Just the facts

It seems that there is sometimes more information than we can absorb and the “pro marijuana” movement seems to be pretty good at spinning things in their favour. The problem, as always, is how are teens interpreting the information and the answer is generally “the way that best suits...

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May 17

And some more on Mary Jane

Here is a little more info on marijuana. This drug continues to cause problems because people really underestimate its potential to do harm, particularly in teens Marijuana Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Marijuana is a commonly abused drug. It is often called pot, grass, weed, or 420. Marijuana cigarettes...

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Apr 20

Knowledge is Power

Here is some very useful information from Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse http://www.ccsa.ca/2013%20CCSA%20Documents/CCSA-Clearing-Smoke-on-Cannabis-Highlights-2013-en.pdf

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