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Think Ya Know Is Marijuana a Risk Factor For Violence?

Given the data, can we strongly suggest that marijuana, especially in the high-potency forms and fast delivery systems available, is now a serious risk factor in violent acts?  

All the facts and increasing potency of THC in marijuana is a RED ALERT to parents. We inform parents of the warning signs of marijuana use, so they have every opportunity to steer youth away from irreversible harm.

The latest PopPot video, Is Marijuana a Risk Factor for Violence?

Thought Provoking Facts

PopPot is one of the few organizations in the U.S. exposing the connection between marijuana use and gruesome acts of mass violence. Our story Marijuana is the Common Web Between So Many Mass Killers gained national attention when it was quoted in this New York Post article: The Link Between Marijuana and Mass Shootings May Be Closer Than We Think. Since coroners don’t always test for marijuana in cases of violent crimes, we do not know the true statistics on marijuana and violence. Yet, in many news articles about crimes, we often find a mention of marijuana. In our recent article, Violence and Crime, we write about several high profile cases that prove this point.

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My Marijuana Psychosis Sent Me to Hospital

The science proves marijuana-induced psychosis is real
Marijuana psychosis cases are not isolated incidents.

My first real high on marijuana was the most frightening experience of my life (I’m now 49). Pure terror, more like a bad LSD trip than the mild alcohol-like experience I was expecting. I could best describe it as 100% max’d out terror, with the belief I was trapped for eternity in my state. Profound terror. Continue reading My Marijuana Psychosis Sent Me to Hospital

Notable Quotes

“I passed out so many times from anxiety attacks from pot.”   ———–Peter Frampton, in an interview with Alec Baldwin, 2014

“Marijuana is not dangerous because it is illegal.   It’s illegal because it is dangerous. ”                                                                                     —————–Ray Massicotte, Sheriff of southern Ontario, 2002

“With marijuana…………I just want kids to know, because there’s this sentiment that you can’t get addicted to it, and it’s not true.”                      ———————Lady Gaga,  2013

Elizabeth Dias asked the Dalai Lama if he had ever used marijuana, He answered:  “Never. These kinds of substances are generally considered poison, very bad……The ability to judge reality is something very unique.  Or brain is something very special.  So if that is damaged, that’s awful.                                                                                                       ——————-interview Time Magazine,  February 19, 2014

“We are trying to get marijuana reclassified medically.  If we do that, we’ll be using the issue as a red herring to give marijuana a good name.”

——————-Keith Stroup, Emory University,  February 6, 1979

“There’s no medical (marijuana), oh come on, this is one of the great hoaxes of all time.”

————–former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in radio interview with John Grambling, May, 2013

“If there’s advertising and legitimacy, how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation? The world’s pretty dangerous, very competitive. I think we need to stay alert, if not 24 hours a day, more than some of the potheads might be able to put together.”                                                   ————————California Governor Jerry Brown to David Gregory in Meet the Press, March 2, 2014