Tag Archives: pot

What Do You Say to Your Kids about Justin Bieber?

In the wake of Justin Bieber’s recent DUI arrest, reports are now surfacing that the 19-year-old pop star may have been under the influence of marijuana, beer and prescription drugs, and that he could have been given the prescription medicine by his mother. Our …

Department of Justice’s Announcement to Defer Challenge to Legalization Laws: Statement of Steve Pasierb, President and CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Today, the Department of Justice issued updated guidance to federal prosecutors and law enforcement in light of state ballot initiatives in Washington and Colorado that legalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana by adults. Based on assurances that those …

Marijuana

What is Marijuana? Marijuana, the most often used illegal drug in this country, is a product of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. The main active chemical in marijuana, also present in other forms of cannabis, is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). Of the …