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Marijuana Tears Families Apart. Let’s Get Educated and Stop Living In Denial

Our family is like thousands of others. Our story is not unique. I am just another mother who has witnessed...

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Cannabis Candies And Snacks: Coming for Kids

BREAKING: FDA Issues Warning About Cannabis Candy “It is difficult for anyone, especially children, to distinguish an edible product from...

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Ethan Andrew:  An Inside View on What It Feels Like to be Addicted and in Psychosis

As I inhaled the smoke to the sound of gargling bong water, I could feel a snap in my head....

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Randy Got His Medical Marijuana Card in Colorado Even Though He Was Under 21. We Want To Spare Others From Losing Someone They Love To This Horrible Drug. 

As a huge proponent of marijuana, Randy got his medical marijuana card in Colorado which allowed him to access weed…

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Almost All Opioid Users Started With Marijuana

My name is Juli Shamash, and my son Tyler suffered from addiction and ultimately died at age 19 from ingesting...

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Our Son has Cannabis Use Disorder and Cannabis Induced Psychosis – This is happening all across the country to A LOT of kids

My son, K, who is 20, has had two very serious cannabis-induced psychotic breaks in the last year and a...

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“It’s Just Marijuana.”. I was that mom. It’s not hard drugs or alcohol.

I wish I could go back and change my mindset. My son, Brian Fuller, committed suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot...

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DUID Victim Voices, Corrects Misinformation From Colorado Senator John Hickenlooper

Ed Wood, President, DUID Victim Voices January 3, 2022 To –     Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee  I am...

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Marijuana, Dabs, Psychosis, Suicide

On December 23, 2021, my son, Josh took his own life by jumping in front of a train in Pecos,...

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No Weed-Free Zones So Kids Can Recover From Cannabis Induced Psychosis

My daughter had cannabis-induced psychosis and I feel so guilty for telling her to take antipsychotics, even for just 5 weeks...

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What To Do If My Child is Using Marijuana?

by Crystal Collier, PhD, LPC-S author of The NeuroWhereAbouts Guide Knowledge is the Key In the era of non-regulated, legal...

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Does NBC Mean, Normalizing Big Cannabis?

July 13th, 2021 was a dark day for America as The TODAY Show threw its hand in the ring of...

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