This week we are giving you options and ways to talk to your kids about Marijuana. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has a toolkit with resources to help parents talk to their kids about marijuana. (more…)
Recreational marijuana use is now legally available to about 1 in 5 adults in the US.
In addition to the previously legalized states of Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia, recreational cannabis was recently approved in California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine. (more…)
A recent study in the Journal of Drug Issues by Steven Davenport of Pardee RAND Graduate School and Jonathan Caulkins of Carnegie Mellon University analyzed data from the National Survey on Drug Use for changes in the marijuana market from 2002 to 2013, a time of marijuana policy liberalization in many parts of the U.S. (more…)
My story with Marijuana and addiction doesn’t have an ending…yet! The chaos, crisis, and emotional turmoil our entire family lives in is ambiguous at the moment. I’m hoping for a happy ending, but really who knows? Especially given the stories I read every day, of loss…both in the physical death of someone and in the emotional, moral and spiritual death of someone. Yes, there is such a thing as death without being physically dead. So I don’t know where we are headed, but I can tell you where it began. (more…)