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3 Tragic Deaths – one a little girl

3 Tragic Deaths – one a little girl

A PBS Insight presentation with John Ferrugia paints a different picture of this new frontier of high potency marijuana legalization. Kayvan Khalatbari is interviewed. He represents the marijuana industry. He says, "Whatever we can do as an industry to keep the...

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Legalized Marijuana Linked to a Sharp Rise in Car Crashes

Legalized Marijuana Linked to a Sharp Rise in Car Crashes

Originally posted at NBC News. California Highway Patrol officers investigate the scene of a multi-car crash on Interstate 880 in Fremont, Calif. Several people were killed in a multi-car crash that closed several lanes of a major San Francisco Bay highway and...

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Drugged Driver Kills 13 in Church Bus

Drugged Driver Kills 13 in Church Bus

A driver's marijuana and prescription sedative use led to the head-on crash that killed 13 people on a church bus last year, the National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday. Toxicology tests showed Jack Dillon Young had marijuana and clonazepam, a sedative...

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Does Cannabis Affect a Man’s Sperm?

Does Cannabis Affect a Man’s Sperm?

Article posted at Essential Baby If you're pregnant or planning to be, tobacco and alcohol are high on the list of things not to use.  But do we need an equally loud message about avoiding cannabis too? Yes, say some Australian researchers who've linked cannabis...

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Colorado Black Market Thriving Thanks to Legal Weed

Colorado Black Market Thriving Thanks to Legal Weed

Dozens of homes searched in raid on black-market market marijuana operation 9News.com Author: Nicole Vap, Sonia Gutierrez 10/10/2018 State, federal and local agents served search warrants on dozens of homes as part of an ongoing investigation into black-market...

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Marijuana worse for teen brains than alcohol, study finds

Marijuana worse for teen brains than alcohol, study finds

Published at NBC News  Written by Shamard Charles, M.D., October 3, 2018 Teen brains are more vulnerable to the effects of marijuana than alcohol, a new study finds. Adolescents who begin using marijuana regularly may suffer lasting repercussions in their thinking...

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Teen Use Up in Deerfield & Highland Schools

Teen Use Up in Deerfield & Highland Schools

Written by Karen Berkowitz, Pioneer Press Nearly one-half of seniors at Deerfield High School acknowledged having used marijuana at least once in the past 30 days when responding to a survey question last spring. Among seniors in the Deerfield Class of 2018, 48...

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