Cannabis linked to ice (P) use among young adults

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Daily Telegraph (Australia) July 18 2007 PREVIOUS drug use, rather than being depressed or coming from an underprivileged background, is driving the growing use of amphetamines by young…

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UK Police chief says cannabis law legitimises drug use

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Evening Standard UK 21 Mar 07 One of the country’s most senior police officers has broken ranks over the classification of cannabis following a series of high-profile drug-induced…

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Cannabis ‘greatest enemy’ for parents

Monday, March 12, 2007

The Nelson Mail 12 Mar 07 A Golden Bay man whose son started taking cannabis at 15 says drugs are the “greatest enemy for parents in the world”. …

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Where there’s smoke … there’s mental illness

Thursday, December 14, 2006

The Age (Australia) 14 Dec 06 AVERAGE first-time dope smokers are now only 14.9 years old, warns a report on the dangers of cannabis to mental health —…

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8 out of 10 mentally ill patients are heavy cannabis users

Monday, October 16, 2006 16 Oct 06 Eight out of ten people who suffer the onset of serious mental illness are heavy cannabis users, claims a scathing report on the effects…

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2006 Teen Survey Reveals: Teen Parties Awash in Alcohol, Marijuana and Illegal Drugs — Even When Parents Are Present

Thursday, August 17, 2006

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse – Columbia University 17 Aug 06 One-third of teens and nearly half of 17-year olds attend house parties where parents…

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Ministers ‘failed to warn public of cannabis risks’

Monday, July 31, 2006

UK Telegraph 31 Jul 06 Health campaigners have accused the UK Government of creating “dangerous confusion” over the mental health risks of smoking cannabis after it scrapped a…

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