Thinking About Addiction
A blog about anything related to addiction, treatment, or recovery, all the way from prevention to building recovery-friendly communities. We also welcome guest bloggers here!
Sure, the tar was gone, but as one of the other counselors put it, “that thing ain’t nothin’ but a crack pipe for nicotine.”
…we’re often well behind the curve in terms of what’s actually happening in colleges and bars and on the streets around America.
And yet our legal system seems designed to punish the low level offender while protecting their counterparts in business and government.
There is research that links more potent cannabis, including skunk, to THC-related changes in the brain, among daily users at least.
I’m no lawyer, but it makes me think of robbing a bank and returning 20% of the spoils to avoid jail.
That we have such a large and growing community of frequent users is a tribute not to evidence, but to hype.