5477 Males and 1534 Females, Death from Cannabis, 7011 Deaths, USA, 1999-2015 - There goes the "Nobody ever died from cannabis myth"
“Our kids are really struggling, they feel a lot of pressure to use pot because it’s legalised and everyone glamorizes it out there, and they’re under pressure in general and they’ll use drugs to help with their anxiety and stress..”
The average potency of today's marijuana is 244% higher - yes, you read that right - than the average potency of marijuana smoked in the 1980s. As a result, today's marijuana is more addictive and harmful - especially for adolescents, who are in crucial stages of brain development. Parents shouldn't dismiss today's teen marijuana use based on their own use of lower potency pot when they were young. What kids smoke today is not their parents' marijuana. read more...
Here is a great interview on “medical” marijuana by Dr. David A. Gross who chairs our International Scientific and Medical Forum. He is a psychiatrist in Delray Beach, Florida. The Florida Psychiatric Society owns the copyright but we have been granted free and open use for educational purposes.