Marijuana Facts

We advocate for evidence-based medical treatment and strive to present information from credible, reputable sources you can trust in support of a NO vote on Question 3 (medical marijuana in Massachusetts).

A Continuing Concern for Pediatricians.

The American Academy of Pediatrics:

“Some of the significant neuropharmacologic, cognitive, behavioral, and somatic consequences of acute and long-term marijuana use are well known and include negative effects on short-term memory, concentration, attention span, motivation, and problem solving, which clearly interfere with learning; adverse effects on coordination, judgment, reaction time, and tracking ability, which contribute substantially to unintentional deaths and injuries among adolescents (especially those associated with motor vehicles); and negative health effects with repeated use similar to effects seen with smoking tobacco. Three recent studies demonstrate an association between marijuana use and the subsequent development of mental health problems.”

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Potency: Increased THC Content in Seized Marijuana

Marijuana, Teens, and Diverted “medical” Marijuana

Decriminalization and legalization