Marijuana

Marijuana is often referred to as "harmless." Learn the truth about marijuana, its risks and side effects, and what you can do if you or a loved one is using.
Drug Addiction

Marijuana Use Rises Among College Students While Alcohol Consumption Decreases

Dangerous COVID-19 trend shows college students are turning to marijuana to cope with anxiety and social isolation and drinking less alcohol.
Recovery

The Important Lesson I Learned from My Relapse

Despite its stigmas, relapsing does not mean you will never be able to achieve sobriety. Zachary Cohn discusses what he learned through his own experiences.
Drug Addiction

Busted: Debunking The Myth That Drugs Enhance Musical Creativity

Debunking the long-running notion in popular culture that the use of drugs fosters creativity, notably amongst musicians.
Drug Addiction

Why Smoking Marijuana Is Especially Dangerous During the Pandemic

Since the pandemic began, marijuana use has increased. We discuss why this is happening and the risks of smoking this drug when it comes to COVID-19.
Drug Addiction

Facts You Should Know About Teen Marijuana Use

Marijuana is more socially acceptable than ever, but what impact is that having on teen marijuana use? Learn everything you need to know about the impact marijuana has on teens.
Drug Addiction

The Impact of Legal Marijuana

By the end of this year, 40 states will have legalized some form of marijuana consumption. But what does this mean? Is marijuana safe?
Teens

Let’s Talk About Marijuana

Is marijuana harmless or a gateway drug that leads to addiction? Learn about its side effects, why it is so popular among teens, and whether it can lead to stronger, deadly drugs.
Drug Addiction

Marijuana Not So Safe After All, Study Reveals

The legalization of marijuana has reduced the stigma around it. Learn more about the risks marijuana use still poses, including a painful condition called CHS.
Drug Addiction

Drugs Headline Music Festivals Across the Country

Substance abuse has caused many overdoses at music festivals. Learn more about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and why we should stop singing their praises.
Drug Addiction

Is Vaping Really Safer?

Because it is easier to hide, research shows that vaping increases the risk that an individual will experiment with drugs, especially if they are young.
Teens

Fake Marijuana. Real Danger.

Emily was 16 when she walked into her neighborhood convenience store and purchased a small bag of synthetic marijuana. Shortly after smoking it, she began experiencing hallucinations and had to be rushed to the hospital.
Opioids

Is Medical Marijuana An Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction?

Dr. Randall Dwenger, explores the debate around medical marijuana as a treatment for opioid addiction. Does he believe medical marijuana can be a pathway to recovery?
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