For nearly a year, public health agencies at the federal, state and local levels have been investigating what has been described as a “national outbreak” of E-cigarette, Vaping Associated Lung Injury (EVALI). EVALI is the inflammation of the lungs, producing pneumonia like symptoms as a result of inhaling the substances[Read More…]
Marijuana is one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented drugs in America; which is why it’s important to recognize the facts from the fiction. This 12 minute video, divided into 6 sections, will use current research findings to factually address several of the most common misconceptions about today’s marijuana in[Read More…]
September 17, 2019 – Denver, Colorado. The Rocky Mountain HIDTA has released the 2019 edition of their ongoing series examining the impacts seen in Colorado since the legalization of marijuana in that state. Information and data associated to topics of public health, public safety as well as a variety other[Read More…]
Today, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Jim Carroll released the following statement after Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant women from the health risks of marijuana use.
Some states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use have experienced a surge in the drug’s black market activity. In particular, Colorado has become a haven for underground marijuana cultivation, sale and export, prompting questions about how legalization led to some unforeseen consequences. John Ferrugia of Rocky Mountain PBS has[Read More…]
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A dozen armed officers with the U.S. Forest Service, local sheriff’s office, and other agencies teamed up with Dr. Mourad Gabriel to seize and dismantle an illegal marijuana grow site near Redding, California. At this site—just off Route 36, east of Redding, and down a rocky forest valley—more than 4,000 marijuana plants grow[Read More…]
“DrugFree Idaho” in conjunction with Idaho’s newest marijuana education effort titled, “Keep Idaho” released an hour-long video that examines some of the impacts faced by our society after marijuana is legalized.