They say you can’t overdose on marijuana. When Brant Clark was seventeen years old, he had a devastating experience from smoking an enormous amount of marijuana at one time. It led to a sudden, major psychotic break, emergency room care, hospitalization for nearly a week, and ultimately his suicide two weeks later. This book documents some of the most important, yet widely under-reported research about the risks of marijuana and THC to youth.
“…To further enhance your knowledge, personal development and ability to assist in marijuana prevention efforts.”
Paula D. Gordon, Ph.D. is an Educator, Writer, Strategist, Online Publisher (including http://GordonDrugAbusePrevention.com ), and Instructor of three online courses offered by Auburn University Outreach. The courses include the following:
- “The Effects and Impacts of Marijuana Use ~ Policies and Approaches Addressing the Challenges”
- “A National Public Health Disaster: Drug Abuse, Addiction, and the Opioid Crisis~ The Role that Marijuana Use and Legalization are Playing” and
- “Transforming and Leading Organizations and Organized Efforts”
Further information concerning these online courses is included here and can also be found at http://GordonDrugAbusePrevention.com .Continue reading Online Courses announced
Parents Follow our YouTube Channel
Always seeking to educate about the true impact of marijuana legalization, Parents Opposed to Pot is launching a brand new YouTube channel. The internet audience is bombarded with pro-pot messages, and our kids are seeing these false narratives, so we want the Parents Opposed to Pot channel to be the place where people can learn the truth. Marijuana is harming people and communities. It is not helping our country.Continue reading Parents Opposed to Pot Launches YouTube Channel
Parents from every part of the country tell us that their teens claim “marijuana is safer than alcohol.” That’s because many teens take messages from social media and fake news.
The Surgeon General and Secretary of Health and Human Services issued a blunt warning today, clarifying why cannabis is not safe. Together with the heads of SAMHSA and NIDA, Dr. Jerome Adams and HHS Secretary Alex Azar spoke at a Press Conference today, detailing the risks of pot.