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Warnings: Stem tea may not relieve your medical condition, but it might make you a bit happy. If you substitute medical marijuana buds and leaves for the stems, you will get very happy, and you will be very tired when the happiness dissipates. The resulting feeling you get from making medicinal stem tea may take between 30 to 50 minutes to hit you, so drink just a small amount and wait before re-dosing.


youth, School, Medical
Colorado-0, Pregnancy, baby
Legislation, Fay, Medical
Colorado-0, Attorney General, legalization
car crashes 2, car crashes
Studies, youth

Monitoring the Future is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults.

legalization, DEA, supreme court, lawsuit
pets, vet
crime, Florida
Brain, Studies
Studies, Psychosis, London
Research, England, adolescent, mania, Studies

New research out of Britain’s ... Read More

youth, opinion, Bennett
Teens, Fatalities, car crashes, Florida, impaired, alcohol


legalization, catholic news hearald
edibles, Missouri
South Carolina, car crashes
youth, Washington, students
news article, car crashes, Colorado-0, Kansas


edibles, Colorado-0, SMART, news video clip

tudents, parents, teachers and school administrators are finding it increasingly more difficult to protect Colorado youth while at school with nearly 300 different types of edibles on the market.


"We found moderate evidence that maternal use of marijuana during pregnancy is associated with negative effects on exposed offspring, including decreased academic ability, cognitive function and attention. Importantly, these effects may not appear until adolescence.

mania, bi-polar, Studies, youth, mental health

Dr Marwaha said: "The observed tendency for cannabis use to precede or coincide with rather than follow mania symptoms, and the more specific association between cannabis use and new onset manic symptoms, suggests potential causal influences from cannabis use to the development of mania. It is a significant link."

Legislation, Florida
car crashes, impaired, news article


Fatalities, car crashes, news article, Alabama
madras, Research, powerpoint, opioid

"This is Florida's next crisis," Jacobs said. "We must at some point figure out how to become proactive rather than reactive to these kinds of efforts."

Studies, Research, medscape, mental health, Side-Effects, heart, lungs, body, Brain, youth, cannabis, Resource Paper

Medical cannabinoids are here to stay, but intellectual honesty is imperative if we are moving toward exploiting their potential benefits. Owing to rising THC concentrations of products, "medical" marijuana is rarely good medicine. This review has identified the dangers associated with whole­plant marijuana, whether used for recreational or for supposedly medical purposes.

car crashes, Wyoming, news article
trends, tea, edibles
trends, tea, edibles

Warnings: Stem tea may not relieve your medical condition, but it might make you a bit happy. If you substitute medical marijuana buds and leaves for the stems, you will get very happy, and you will be very tired when the happiness dissipates. The resulting feeling you get from making medicinal stem tea may take between 30 to 50 minutes to hit you, so drink just a small amount and wait before re-dosing.


Veterans, Legislation

#no2pot #biglies

Potency, Studies, lungs, cigarettes, Pregnancy

State of the Science   190 resources
Several problems are associated with marijuana use during pregnancy, because prenatal exposure influences brain development and can result in permanent cognitive impairment. [35] Cognitive deficits resulting from prenatal exposure include inattention; impulsivity; and impairment in learning, memory, and certain aspects of executive functioning... Read More

AAA, driving, Fatalities
Idaho, poll, legalization

Pollster Dan Jones & Associates found that only a third of Idaho residents want to legalize pot, 64 percent oppose and the rest didn’t know.

  • 18-24 year-olds oppose pot legalization by 55-47 percent
  • 25-34 year-olds oppose it by 61-34 percent
  • Idaho Republicans are especially against legalizing marijuana, 80-19 percent.
  • 49 percent of Idaho Democrats favor decriminalization of marijuana use, while 48 percent oppose.
  • Among... Read More
Sheriff, Florida, no
Wood, Potency, 2017 Legislation, THC levels, THC

The fact is that there is no level of THC in blood above which everyone is impaired, and below which no one is impaired.  This is not because we need more studies; it’s because of human biology. Consider the following three factors.

Wood, Potency, 2017 Legislation, THC levels, THC

Based upon the foregoing evidence, this author has a clear preference for zero tolerance laws to deal with the increasing scourge of DUID.  The increasingly accepted Libertarian view is that such laws criminalize personal choices that cause no harm to citizens other than the drug consumer.  Laws requiring probable cause be first established before requiring a blood sample theoretically alleviate this concern, but are unconvincing to opponents of zero-tolerance laws.  Adoption of New Zealand’... Read More

ATTC, Infographics


Effects, Pregnancy, PubMed


video, ATTC, body

Also,   #no2pot

video, Volkov, NIDA, body, Brain, Behavior
ATTC, Infographics
Paleo, health, meta-analysis, Studies

PDF format

PTSD, Veterans
opioid, Colorado, legalization

"Marijuana is the 800-pound gorilla in the room, when in fact, 295 Coloradans died two years ago of prescription drug overdoses," he notes. 
In 2012, 36 drivers who tested positive for marijuana were involved in fatal car crashes, according the Colorado Department of Transportation. And 19-year-old ... Read More

Colorado-0, Colorado, legalization
youth, clinical, Research, legalization, pedestrians
impulsivity, PubMed, Studies
Colorado-0, impact, cost
Colorado, regulation
Colorado-0, national, youth
Morgan, OpEd

Don’t bother putting lipstick on this pig. There’s a saying that no matter how often one stirs a bucket of crap, it’s still a bucket of crap.

youth, Colorado-0, denver, usage, increase

Where do the students get their marijuana? 38% reported they got from a friend who obtains it legally, 23% reported from their parents, 22% from the black market, 9% from medical marijuana dispensaries, 4% from medical marijuana cardholders, 3% from retail marijuana stores.

Colorado-0, rules
Wyoming, governor, law enforcement
Survey, SAMHSA, usage

Shows that Colorado 12 to 17 age group, 18 to 25, 26+ are significantly higher than US average for past 30 day marijuana use and all showed increased rates between 2011-12 and 2012-13

youth, trends, case, decriminalization, california

These results provide empirical evidence to support concerns that decriminalization may be a risk factor for future increases in youth marijuana use and acceptance.

Colorado, health, Pregnancy, youth, Report, Statistical Reports


Changes in Marijuana Use Patterns, Systematic Literature Review, and Possible Marijuana-Related Health Effects

youth, AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics, usage
  • ·        “Making it more available to adults – even if restrictions are in place – will increase the access for teens. Just the campaigns to legalize marijuana can have the effect of persuading adolescents that marijuana is not dangerous, which can have a devastating impact on their lifelong health and development.”
  • ·        For adolescents, marijuana can impair memory and concentration, interfering with learning, and is linked to lower odds of completing high school or... Read More
IJDP, youth, trends

In 2012 and afterwards California 12th graders as compared to their peers in other states became (a) 25% more likely to have used marijuana in the past 30 days, (b) 20% less likely to perceive regular marijuana use as a great health risk, (c) 20% less likely to strongly disapprove of regular marijuana use, and (d) about 60% more likely to expect to be using marijuana five years in the future. Analysis of 10th graders raises the possibility that the findings among 12th graders may reflect a... Read More

legalization, follow the money, Infographics, elections

cannabis, Fraud, Rx Drugs

But having medical value” isn’t the same thing as “being a medicine.” A medicine is a material of known chemical composition and dosage that has been shown in clinical trials to be safe and effective in the management of some condition in some patient population. By that standard, natural cannabis can’t be a medicine, simply because natural cannabis varies so widely in its chemical content: not only from one strain to another, but from one plant to another and even from one... Read More

Colorado, Colorado-0

study commissioned by Colorado's Marijuana Enforcement Division this year ... Read More

Colorado, Colorado-0, usage
Florida, car crashes
Colorado, usage, youth, Impairment
  • 1 in 3 users are daily users
  • Black adults in Colorado are using at almost 50% higher than the state average for adults; Hispanics have the lowest use rates
  • Low income Colorado adults are using at higher rates than the state average
  • Almost a third of 18-24 year olds are using marijuana
  • Almost a third of gay and lesbian adults are using marijuana - more than twice the state average for adults
  • Almost 1 in five reported driving... Read More
Amendment 2, Florida
SAMHSA, health trends, alcohol, illicit drugs

Marijuana Use
As noted in the illicit drug use section, an estimated 22.2 million Americans aged 12 or older in 2014 were current users of marijuana. This number of past month marijuana users corresponds to 8.4 percent of the population aged 12 or older.  The percentage of people aged 12 or older who were current marijuana users in 2014 was higher than the percentages from 2002 to 2013. This rise in marijuana use among those aged 12 or older may reflect the increase in marijuana use by... Read More

Washington, traffic, safety, Report
monitoring the future, perception, harm, Statistical Reports 

usage, youth, increase
Research, PTSD, Veterans, Studies
Vaping, IBH
Death, Colorado-0, Colorado
Florida, Teens, youth
Charlotte's Web, epilepsy

But these results should be taken with a grain of salt, Hussain said. "This is generally a pretty desperate group of patients and parents, and I think they are highly invested in the belief and the hope that these cannabis extracts are truly effective," he said.

Infographics, Brain, youth

... Read More
Morgan, money

Medicine or $$$ either way the people lose.

Colorado-0, denver, car crashes, Fatalities
youth, adolescent, ATTC, Harmless
Myth, legalization, youth, harm
youth, legalization, Myth
monitoring the future, perception, youth
  • Most Marijuana Use Begins in Adolescence: 78% of the 2.4 million people who began using in the last year were aged 12 to 20.
  • As perception of harm decreases, teen marijuana use increases.
  • Every Day, 3,287 Teens Use Marijuana for the First Time
File Attorney John B. Morgan, Esq., Mayor of Orlando's Shadow Gov't Morgan, video, youtube

Does this sound like someone who is concerned about your family member or sick people?  Sounds more like someone who wants legalize marijuana at all costs to our families, youth, highways, and communities.

Amendment 2, miller
map, usage
vote no, education
religious leader, Aubrey Shines

Pastor Aubrey Shines encourages Florida voters to vote against the legalization of Medical Marijuana in the upcoming election.  #no2pot


Doctors, Resolution
Portugal, Teens, youth, usage, Studies
Arizona, youth, usage
Colorado, abuse
vote no, chamber of commerce



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