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Substance Abuse, Psychosis, Suicide: The True Cost of Legal Pot

"Cannabis legalization has led to significant health consequences, particularly to patients in emergency departments and hospitals in Colorado. The most concerning include psychosis, suicide, and other substance abuse."  Feb 18, 2020 CNN Business – Colorado cannabis shops notched sales of nearly $1.75 billion during 2019, setting a new annual sales record for the state home to the nation's longest-established recreational cannabis industry. The new high water mark for sales netted more than $302 million in tax...

Locusts, Pandemic Spark Apocalypse Fears

Why Christ followers are concerned about the coronavirus OPINIONS Coronavirus: Did Nostradamus predict the deadly China virus? Prophecy of 'great plague' Feb 13, 2020 | The Express – The novel coronavirus in China, now officially named Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19), shows no signs of stopping after it surpassed the 2002 to 2003 SARS pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) has dubbed the outbreak a global emergency but has not called it a pandemic just yet. Some have even claimed the...

Pot Smokers ‘Remember’ Things That Never Even Happened

Cannabis use consistently leads to increase in susceptibility to false memories, study says  Feb 11, 2020 Medical Xpress – An international research team has found evidence showing that the use of cannabis consistently leads to an increase in susceptibility to false memories. Prior research has shown that smoking cannabis can lead to memory loss or distortion. In this new effort, researchers wanted to know if THC, the active ingredient in cannabis, can also lead to an increase in susceptibility...

Super Bowl Champ Dies Of Dementia Day After Big Game

"Pound for pound, Willie was the best tackler in the game." – Vince Lombardi Made game-turning play in Super Bowl against Chiefs |  Feb. 3, 2020 New York Times – A Hall of Famer who was a key figure in Vince Lombardi’s dynasty and played on five championship teams in the 1960s has died. Willie Wood, who was overlooked in the N.F.L. draft but forged a Hall of Fame career as one of pro football’s greatest defensive backs, playing...

Foods That Cause Mental Disorders

Jan 24, 2020 Psychology Today – If there’s one concept health researchers have come to agree on it’s this: What you eat matters. Although they don’t always agree on what constitutes a healthy diet, medical experts have long understood that while certain foods can help to improve your physical well-being, others have the opposite effect. Now, a new collection of evidence clearly demonstrates that what you eat also affects your mental health. A review article published last month...

Mentally Ill Aliens Jam Border Even After 57,000 Sent Back

“I’ve seen mental health declining rapidly, especially with people being denied asylum.”  | Mental health crisis grows in border camps filled with hopeless, depressed migrants Texas Public Radio – Hundreds of red, blue and orange tents are scattered around the Gateway International Bridge that connects Brownsville, Texas, to Matamoros, Mexico, where more than 2,000 asylum seekers live. Children with their families have endured heat, cold and inclement weather for months. Such conditions are grinding down migrants' mental...

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