Colorado family blames high-potency marijuana for son’s suicide, urges lawmakers to look at impact of dabbing
Nearly nine years after voters legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado, one family is asking lawmakers to look closer at the impacts high-potency marijuana is having on the state. View the full article HERE
A record 621 people died of drug overdoses in San Francisco so far this year, a staggering number that far outpaces the 173 deaths from COVID-19 the city has seen thus far. https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/overdose-deaths-outpace-covid-19-deaths-san-francisco-74823530
Women diagnosed with cannabis use disorder had babies who were more likely to be born preterm, have a low birth weight and be small for their gestational age — all factors that can require greater or more intense medical care or presage later health issues. https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/ucsd-study-docs-should-screen-for-cannabis-use-disorder-in-pregnant-women/2584996/
“Depressed” mom Liliana Carrillo who ‘killed 3 kids under 5 was suicidal & medicated with weed’ after dad warned cops Learn about marijuana-induced psychosis. https://www.the-sun.com/news/2696888/liliana-carrillo-killied-3-kids-suicidal/
Young people (up to age 25) who use marijuana are 4-7 times more likely than adults to develop a drug problem.
9% of those who experiment with marijuana will become addicted. 17% of teenagers who experiment with marijuana become addicted. 25-50% of daily users become addicted.
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