What Is Your Cannabis IQ?
Curious about cannabis? Is marijuana a medicine or a menace? How addictive is it, and does marijuana encourage patients and recreational users to try harder drugs? We have compiled a list of credible resources to get you started on the path of an informed decision about what marijuana is and is not. Take a deep breath and enjoy!
MISTA In The City Paper!
Remember: Knowledge Is Power
Start A Conversation
The next time someone asks you, "Why is marijuana SAFER than alcohol?" You can say, "Cannabis is virtually non-toxic, is not associated with violent or aggressive behavior and is much less addictive than alcohol."
There are no recorded cases of overdose or fatalities attributed to cannabis, and the estimated lethal dose... is so high that it cannot be achieved by recreational users.
"We have been systematically misled for the past 70 years..." (US Government Has A Patent On Medical Marijuana: # 6630507)
"Marijuana, in its natural form, is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man."
The health-related costs for alcohol consumers are 8 times greater than those for marijuana consumers.
Talk To Your Parents
People who smoke marijuana have less incidents of cancer than people who have never smoked!
National Organizations Working To Reform Marijuana Laws:
Talk To Your Coworkers
Did You Know?
- Someone can lose their house or custody of their children for possessing marijuana.
- Be ineligible for student aid for possessing marijuana.
- Prohibition has had a devastating and disproportionate effect on young people and people of color.
- 88% of marijuana arrests are for possession only.
The Alberto Wilmore Story
A Plea To Law-Enforcement
In 5000 years of recorded medical history, no one has ever died of a marijuana overdose.
Cannabis Science: How Marijuana Effects Health
Veterans and PTSD
Prevention Of Alzheimers
Treatement For Cancer
Why Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Traffic Deaths (Time Magazine)
Study: Legal Medical Marijuana Doesn't Encourage Kids To Smoke Pot
For The Boomers
Talk To Your Kids
Not Adding A Vice, But Providing An Alternative
Legalize, Tax and Regulate
The alcohol, tobacco and firearm industries are regulated and overseen by the ATF agency of the US government. So too should marijuana be regulated. By removing it from the criminal market, social harm can be addressed and minimized. Regulation allows for age limits, safety, quality and labeling.