Posts Tagged ‘Marijuana Abuse’

  • How Often Does Marijuana Withdrawal Occur In Teens - TeenRehab

    How Often Do Teen Marijuana Users Experience Withdrawal?

    Nov 30, 14 • 2379 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on How Often Do Teen Marijuana Users Experience Withdrawal?

    By M. Gideon Hoyle Marijuana and other forms of cannabis have a largely benign reputation in certain segments of the U.S. population, including most teenagers. Despite this reputation, significant numbers of marijuana users go on to develop an officially...

  • Which Teenagers Stop Using Marijuana - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Which Teenagers Stop Using Marijuana?

    Nov 18, 14 • 2039 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Which Teenagers Stop Using Marijuana?

    By M. Gideon Hoyle                                                                                        Marijuana use is fairly widespread among American teenagers,...

  • Marijuana & Addiction - Is Marijuana Addictive - TeenDrugRehabs.com

    Is Marijuana Addictive? If So, How To Overcome Marijuana Addiction

    Nov 4, 14 • 2003 Views • Addiction TreatmentComments Off on Is Marijuana Addictive? If So, How To Overcome Marijuana Addiction

    With the decriminalization of recreational marijuana in two states and medical marijuana now legal in more than 20 states, the benefits of legalizing cannabis are being hotly debated along with the potential negative consequences. One important debate...

  • Is Your Teen Struggling - Drug Abuse In High School - Teen Drug Rehab

    Drug Abuse In High School

    Oct 21, 14 • 2524 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Drug Abuse In High School

    Substance abuse in high school is a real problem, although many parents are ignorant about the facts. It can be difficult to accept the truth about teen substance abuse, especially for parents of teens. You may think that your child...

  • Substance Use At School Indicates Additional At Home Problems

    Substance Use At School May Indicate Other Problems

    Aug 6, 14 • 2165 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on Substance Use At School May Indicate Other Problems

    Teens who experiment with alcohol or drugs are considered by experts to have experienced “early initiation.” Early initiation is an important focus for those who develop strategies to reduce substance abuse. Teens that begin using alcohol or drugs are at...

  • Marijuana-Related Motor Vehicle Fatalities

    Marijuana Use Involved In More Fatal Crashes

    Jul 31, 14 • 1790 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on Marijuana Use Involved In More Fatal Crashes

    Federal drug laws in the U.S. make it illegal to sell or possess marijuana or other forms of the plant-based drug cannabis. Despite this fact, 20 states across the country and the District of Columbia have decriminalized the medical use of marijuana (commonly...

  • Marijuana Screening - eCHECKUP TO GO

    Substance Abuse: What Is The eCHECKUP TO GO?

    Jul 25, 14 • 1884 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Substance Abuse: What Is The eCHECKUP TO GO?

    A screening is a testing procedure designed to identify people affected by a particular physical or psychological condition. A brief intervention is a short procedure designed to educate people involved in dangerous behaviors and encourage the adoption of...

  • Phone App ‘Weed Firm’ Lets Players Deal in Pot

    Controversial Phone App: ‘Weed Firm’ Lets Players Deal In Pot

    Jul 24, 14 • 1955 Views • Behavioral Addictions, Internet Risk/AddictionComments Off on Controversial Phone App: ‘Weed Firm’ Lets Players Deal In Pot

    A controversial but popular game in Apple’s App Store has some people up in arms. Called Weed Firm, the game allows users to play the part of a marijuana grower and dealer. Like other popular but more wholesome games, it allows users to develop and grow a...

  • What’s The Impact Of Mixing Alcohol And Marijuana On Driving

    What’s The Impact Of Mixing Alcohol And Marijuana On Driving?

    Jul 18, 14 • 2001 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on What’s The Impact Of Mixing Alcohol And Marijuana On Driving?

    There have been extensive studies on the effects of alcohol on drivers, and research has also analyzed the ways that marijuana may impact driving proficiency. However, the legalization of marijuana may significantly increase the instances in which alcohol and...

  • Social, Friend Influence On Binge Drinking And Marijuana Use

    If Your Friends Drink, Smoke Pot, Odds Are You Will, Too

    Jul 15, 14 • 2406 Views • Substance AbuseComments Off on If Your Friends Drink, Smoke Pot, Odds Are You Will, Too

    Binge drinking and marijuana use are two of the most common forms of substance intake in the U.S. Current evidence shows that involvement in both of these risky behaviors stems from a number of potential risk factors, including...