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Marijuana-Truth

Filmmaker Explains the Marijuana Truth

Filmmaker Sets Record Straight in Statement About Marijuana

by Jody Belsher, filmmaker, The Other Side of Cannabis

TOP TEN THINGS marijuana enthusiasts say to defend this psychoactive drug:
1. It’s natural
2. It cures cancer, cannabis is good for anxiety and depression
3. It’s never killed anyone
4. I have studies to prove how good it is.
5. The anti-pot people are all prohibitionists, propagandists
6. It’s safer than alcohol
7. What’s the big deal already, let’s just legalize
8. Marijuana will make a lot of money from taxes
9. The Cartel will go away if we legalize
10. We imprison 1000’s of people from marijuana not being legal Continue reading

Marijuana Legalization Debunked!

Marijuana Debunked is a recently-published book by an addictions psychiatrist, Dr. Ed Gogek. The pro-legalization community pretends that the only policy choices are legalization and jail.  However, if the legalization advocates told us that truth, they would lose their talking points.  Gogek exposes the flaws of their arguments.

Here’s a sample of some quotes from the book, each one an important issue for parents who are faced with the challenge of educating our children about drugs.

Debunking Marijuana Myth #1: Pot is not Safer than Alcohol Continue reading

Dr. Hill on The World’s Most Popular Weed

By Sally Schindel, Treasurer,  Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy

Dr. Kevin P. Hill’s book, Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular Weed covers a vast amount of ground in 206 pages. The Harvard—McLean Hospital physician sets out to explain three big myths:  that marijuana’s not harmful, that marijuana is not addictive and that quitting marijuana involves no withdrawal.  The book is easy to read. It was published in 2015.

An addictions specialist, Dr. Hill provides an unbiased, honest and factual report.  He makes the complex issues associated with decriminalization and legalization understandable.   Dr. Hill concludes that legalizing “medical” and recreational Continue reading

The Other Side of Cannabis

The Other Side of Cannabis, is a candid documentary film which comes  from a mother’s attempt to understand her son’s psychotic break.  It takes us behind the scenes to tell real-world stories the American press has missed. It’s a real eye opener.

The Other Side of Cannabis was selected to be part of the St. Tropez Film Festival in France, this week, May 10-16.  It has been nominated for awards in 5 categories.   Featured in the San Luis Obispo Film Festival earlier this year, it also won first place at the Sunset Los Angeles Film Festival 2015, in the documentary film category.

Copies of the DVD on the OSC website.

The  power of the film’s message comes from the way filmmaker Continue reading