Marijuana Use is Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

(Please see Part 1: Marijuana Suicide, a Growing Risk for our Youth) Marijuana-related suicide is a controversial topic because other websites include commenters who claim marijuana saved their lives. Pot interferes with the reward center of the brain, just like cocaine, alcohol and heroin. So when someone dependent on the drug doesn’t have it, their … Continue reading Marijuana Use is Linked to Increased Suicide Risk

Marijuana and Suicide: A Growing Risk for Our Youth

When Hamza Warsame fell six floors to his death in December, 2015, the social media was abuzz with suggestions of a hate crime against the Muslim teen.  Warsame, an immigrant from Somalia, was living in Seattle and had been invited to the  21-year-old classmate’s apartment. However, the news came out that Warsame had smoked marijuana … Continue reading Marijuana and Suicide: A Growing Risk for Our Youth

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“Bursting the Bubble of the Marijuana Hype” Our children are routinely told that marijuana is “harmless” and “safer than alcohol.”   These messages are promoted in social media and by a lobby that is intent on selling the country on marijuana and profiting from addiction.   Your contribution to membership in 2019 will fund our blog and … Continue reading Join