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JOURNAL PRINTS CORRECTION: MARIJUANA USE LINKED WITH 2.5-FOLD INCREASE IN PSYCHOSIS                                         Psychology of Addictive Behaviors journal makes corrections, SAM calls on media to correct stories

January 20, 2016

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2015 Contact: Jeffrey Zinsmeisterjeff@learnaboutsam.org+1 (415) 680-3993 [WASHINGTON, DC] – A prominent journal article about marijuana and health which resulted in media outlets reporting on marijuana’s harmlessness has now been corrected. A recheck of the statistics has now found that the incidence of psychotic disorders trended toward a 2.5-fold increase in…

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VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RELEASES SCATHING REPORT ON MARIJUANA’S HEALTH IMPACTS AS LEGISLATURE MULLS LEGALIZATION – PREDICTS 12th GRADE MARIJUANA USE TO INCREASE BY 10% IF VERMONT LEGALIZED MARIJUANA

January 13, 2016

Press Release by Smart Approaches to Marijuana:The report also predicts a near 30% increase in emergency room visits due to marijuana if the state legalizes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 12, 2015 Contact: Jeffrey Zinsmeisterjeff@learnaboutsam.org+1 (415) 680-3993 [MONTPELIER, VT] – Today the Vermont Department of Health released a grim report on marijuana, Health Impact Assessment:…

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Dangerous Pesticides Are Being Found In Colorado’s Weed

January 13, 2016

THE STATE DOESN’T YET REQUIRE MARIJUANA BUSINESSES TO CONDUCT PESTICIDE TESTING, LEADING TO A “BUYER BEWARE” MARKET. Link to the article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/colorado-marijuana-pesticides_5655fcf4e4b079b28189fb8c By:Andy Campbell Reporter, The Huffington Post ​Colorado’s agricultural agencies are in panic mode after several independent studies found dangerous levels of pesticides in marijuana products.A CNN report published Wednesday found that at…

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Suspect in Strip crash that killed 1, injured dozens tests positive for marijuana 

January 5, 2016

Via The Las Vegas Review JournalBy Wesley Juhl and David FerraraLas Vegas Review-Journal​Click Link For Full Article:http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/suspect-strip-crash-killed-1-injured-dozens-tests-positive-marijuana

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Driver in Fatal Las Vegas Strip Crash tested positive for Mairjuana

January 4, 2016

See the Full Article below By :Caroline Bleakley | cbleakley@8newsnow.com Published 12/30 2015 09:39AM Updated 12/30 2015 10:07AM Reporting for 8 News Now Las Vegas ​http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/driver-in-fatal-strip-crash-tested-postiive-for-marijuana

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Young man leaps to death after eating pot-laced cookie

December 30, 2015

Via USATODAYArticle by Sadie Gurman, Associated Press 5:36 p.m.​EDT April 2, 2014 See the Full Article Below…http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/02/marijuana-pot-edible-death-colorado-denver/7220685/

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December 9, 2015

MYTH  VS  FACT​ >>>>> MYTH <<<<< ​>>>>> FACT <<<<< Marijuana is not addictive​ ​ Marijuana is Natural, therefore it is safe ​ Legalizing Marijuana Will Reduce Crime ​​​ ​ You Cannot Overdose On Marijuana Marijuana is Medicine I smoked Marijuana and I am fine, why should I worry about today’s kids using it? ​…

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More Kids Accidentally Ingesting Marijuana

December 9, 2015

An Article From Time Magazine – OnlineBy Bonnie Rochman @brochman May 28, 2013“More Kids Accidentally Ingesting Marijuana Following New Drug Policies, Thanks to more relaxed laws for medical marijuana users — and with the first states legalizing recreational pot — Junior may be more likely to ingest marijuana in dangerously high doses.”http://healthland.time.com/2013/05/28/more-kids-accidentally-ingesting-marijuana-following-new-drug-policies/​

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Colorado Adult Marijuana Use Now Almost Double the National Average

June 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 16, 2015Contact: info@learnaboutsam.org  Colorado Adult Marijuana Use Now Almost Double the National Average Denver is home to the most number of marijuana stores – and leads the state with 18.5% of adults as current users  (DENVER, CO) – A new statewide study funded by the Colorado Department of Public Health and…

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Be on the look out for the marijuana tool kit in your mailbox news!

June 8, 2015

Look For The marijuana Parent Tool Kit In Your June-November, 2015 Mailbox News Your Churchill Community Coalition is presenting The Marijuana Parent Tool Kit to Community Members. The Tool Kit is a series of six post cards that provide current valid research based information on today’s Marijuana. The Coalition has…

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