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Marijuana Abuse and Treatment.

Marijuana Abuse and Treatment

Marijuana can be used in many ways. Meaning there are many different ways to smoke it. Marijuana is usually smoked as a cigarette (joint) or in a pipe. It can also be smoked in blunts, which are cigars that have been emptied of tobacco and refilled with a mixture of marijuana either mixed with some...

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What is Marijuana?.

What is Marijuana?

Marijuana is one of the most popular and most widely-used drugs in the entire world. It is a plant that grows naturally in the earth in hot climates like the Caribbean or Mexico. Marijuana may also be known by the name cannabis and the resinous form of the drug is known as hashish.

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Spice, the Dangerous Mixture Continues to Claim Lives.

Spice, the Dangerous Mixture Continues to Claim Lives

Synthetic marijuana, commonly referred to as spice, is still very obtainable even though a national ban was passed in July of 2012 banning the sale of synthetic cannabinoids. Because the synthetic form of pot is in such high demand, drug dealers are selling the fake weed, these products are still...

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Marijuana Isn't as Harmless as Many Young People Think.

Marijuana Isn't as Harmless as Many Young People Think

Most parents keep the lines of communication open with their kids about underage drinking and the dangers involved with street drugs and prescription medications but there are some parents less worried about the use of marijuana. Some parents feel marijuana is safer than street drugs like heroin,...

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Study Findings Associated with Marijuana Use.

Study Findings Associated with Marijuana Use

There's a lot of controversy today regarding marijuana use for medical purposes and whether or not smoking pot is addictive. Many people have sought help though because they realized they were addicted to marijuana and were unable to stop on their own and described the withdrawal symptoms they...

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Marijuana and Prescription Drug Use Among Adults.

Marijuana and Prescription Drug Use Among Adults

We focus a lot on the younger generation and their use of designer drugs and alcohol and don't quite center as much attention on the older generation of adults. After reviewing a report from NSDUH which is the National Survey on Drug Use and Health this year, I began to realize substance use isn't...

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Gangs Responsibility and Impact on Drug Abuse in the United States.

Gangs Responsibility and Impact on Drug Abuse in the United States

There are a variety of ways drugs find their way into the United States but not many people realize that gangs are part of the reason. There are 3 primary types of gangs that are responsible for distributing and sometimes producing drugs in the United States. Gangs not only distribute and produce...

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You Don't Have to Abuse Drugs to be Effected by Them.

You Don't Have to Abuse Drugs to be Effected by Them

Drug Users Choose Their Drug of Abuse - Innocent Children and Others Don't!! Most people figure if they don't use or abuse illegal drugs they don't have anything to worry about as far as health effects or drug related financial issues. We all realize that taxes are higher due to the use of drugs,...

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Teens, Depression and Substance Abuse.

Teens, Depression and Substance Abuse

Adolescent Depression and Dependency I was fortunate enough to receive a comment from Celina about an article they posted on their blog titled 8 most common college diseases. If you've never gone to college or if it's been a life-time ago we just don't realize how stressful and exhausting this can...

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K2 Synthetic Marijuana.

K2 Synthetic Marijuana

I guess I’m really behind times. I had never heard of this synthetic chemical blend of dried herbs called K2. This is a blend of exotic herbs and other plants that have been coated with chemicals and when smoked like a joint, produces euphoria. The product is marketed and labeled as incense...

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