By Peter Stoker, National Drug Prevention Alliance As members of the worldwide drug prevention movement, the National Drug Prevention Alliance (UK) has been greatly saddened to see how the United States of America has allowed marijuana to be available in so many places for so-called medical and recreational purposes. This far from harmless substance causes pain and hardship to individuals, families and communities.
(Should you wish to inform yourself more on marijuana, may we respectfully suggest that you log-on to www.drugprevent.org.uk where you will find many scientific items about this harmful substance).
There is also research which shows that regular, heavy users of marijuana go on to use cocaine. (Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Kleber, Herbert MD. (Suppl) pp3-6 1988)Continue reading →
It’s that time of year when high school seniors apply to college and make decisions about their future. By all means, they need to avoid colleges in Colorado, based on all reports we’re hearing from that state. It’s not the educational program, it’s the culture. In Colorado, it’s even hard for high schools to educate their students.
Any state that legalizes marijuana creates a culture that normalizes drug use, which includes use of all drugs. For example, in Pueblo, Colorado, 12 percent of the high school seniors have tried heroin. Continue reading →
Californians approved pot legalization last November, but the impaired driver didn’t realize that driving after smoking is dangerous. The public shares much of this ignorance and technology has not caught up with policy. Law enforcement is scrambling to find good ways to test for and control stoned Continue reading →
Now wait until the marijuana industry comes to your state. They are worse. They make high potency products that have NEVER been tested or studied before. Their products come in deceptive forms to disguise use. They don’t have to list the harms, risks, doses or frequency. They call smoked marijuana medication, and they are worse than the tobacco industry. Budtenders act like pharmacists and doctors without the medical degree. They advertise their products in our local newspaper. They market to our children because they know they need more and future users.
The Latest HIDTA Report
Now in Colorado, they are filling the media with lies since the latest Rocky Mountain HIDTA report came out. It says that Colorado youth rank #1 in the nation for marijuana use. They are actually claiming that marijuana has decreased the opioid crisis! If the opioid crisis has decreased, it is because the medical community is becoming more aware and are changing their practices.
What the marijuana industry doesn’t want you to know, is that they have a great relationship with the cartels. They trade their marijuana for the cartels’ heroin. Our opioid use is going down but our heroin use is skyrocketing! Marijuana alone is harmful enough but now the marijuana industry is saying marijuana is a cure for opioids addiction. What a total lie!
What about those 4 women whose children died? Their children tried to get off heroin by using marijuana! It doesn’t work. These children died and these parents are speaking out, but who is listening!?
Editor’s Note: A year ago, Pueblo, Colorado, physicians explained the drug crisis in videos.
Read some of the other testimonies submitted by our readers in Colorado: