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The increased use of THC products in adults

As covered in previous posts, the 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). In addition to the effect on youth use of THC products, the review also examines pot use by adults. The results are similar to the increases seen for [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Marijuana martyrs

As covered in previous posts, the 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). The review examines the effects of legalization in seven areas including the effects on youth. One part of the youth section is worth repeating in total. It [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The effect of relaxing THC laws on youth

The 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). The review examines the effects of legalization in seven areas, one of which is the impact on youth use of THC products. This is a particularly important effect to track because many [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THC and impaired driving

The 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). The review examines the effects of legalization in seven areas, the first of which is the impact on impaired driving and traffic fatalities. The bottom line is that marijuana-related traffic deaths [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Florida’s organized crime pot industry reaches out

The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA) is part of the national drug control policy. It recently issued its fourth annual report on the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado which documents  troubling problems Colorado faces such as increases in impaired driving and dramatic increases in childhood admission to emergency rooms because of [...]

By |September 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THC Consumption At Concerts – High-Risk Problem

It's the summer, and as we are all aware, music season. 1* There are thousands of college students who will attend and have attended hundreds of concerts and music festivals throughout the summer so far, and who will continue to do so until school and university starts back up for them. It is [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|THC/Marijuana in Ohio|0 Comments

An Unnatural Increase In THC

Natural is a popular buzzword. It's interesting that trends in the food market are also to some degree mirrored in the drug market - people want food that is less processed, because there is a perception that processed foods, being more chemically saturated and further removed from their natural state, are likely to entail initially [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|THC|0 Comments

Colorado bans THC gummies

Even Colorado, which has legalized recreational use of pot, has now moved to ban THC-laced gummy bears and other candy or products that could fool children. Although the Colorado Department of Health has been asking for changes in the law since 2014, the new law only now takes effect on July 1st. According to reports, it [...]

THC causing spike in ER visits for children

The Today Show aired a story on May 25th, 2016 about a frightening spike in ER visits because children are ingesting THC disguised as candy and other food products. The problem is not just limited to states where THC products have been legalized such as Colorado as evidenced by problems already occurring in Florida. The spot, [...]

By |May 26th, 2016|THC/Marijuana & Families|0 Comments

THC/Marijuana use associated with worse verbal memory

A study release earlier this year identified an association between the long-term use of marijuana and lower verbal memory in middle age. Other studies show a significantly higher likelihood of addiction when THC/marijuana use begins at a younger age. Those studies about addiction with this data about memory loss increase the importance for parents, community leaders [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments