Celebrate #GivingTuesday and help those suffering from addiction

As we prepare to celebrate the holidays, the challenges of this year make us keenly aware of all that we have to be grateful for. For those battling or in the grip of addiction, these times have been particularly difficult, dark, and even overwhelming.   

Rising Marijuana Potency: A Global Phenomenon

A new meta-analysis that examined marijuana potencies globally found that concentration of THC (the compound responsible for the intoxicating effect of marijuana) has been increasing since the 1970’s. The new study published by Tom Freeman and colleagues examined data on over 80.000 samples of marijuana taken from various countries around the globe since 1970. Interestingly, this rise in THC has not been accompanied by a corresponding rise in CBD concentration which is thought to possibly mitigate some of the negative effects of THC. According to the study, CBD levels have remained flat while in some countries such as the USA,...

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Find out about protective factors and what adults can do to help prevent youth from using drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.

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