Local Trends in Marijuana Use
Learn more about the science of how marijuana impacts the brain, as well as related mental health and policy issues through the viewing of this great video: Marijuana: Addiction, Mental Health and Policy. This video was filmed by SMAC in front of a full house at the JFK Library in Boston. Speakers include: Kevin Sabet, PhD, (SAM – Smart Approaches to Marijuana); Nora Volkow, MD, (National Institute of Drug Abuse); Stuart Gitlow, MD, and Patrick Kennedy, former US Representative of Rhode Island.
Click here to read about new research on how even casual use of marijuana by youth can impact their developing brains.
Click here to read about the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado.
Click here to learn why the Director of the National Institute of Health (NIH) warns lawmakers against marijuana legalization.
Click here to learn why The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) opposes marijuana legalization.