The Terrible Truth about Marijuana: Expert's Devastating 20-Year Study Finally Demolishes Claims that Smoking Pot is Harmless

Photo Credit: AlamyBy Ben Spencer.

A definitive 20-year study into the effects of long-term cannabis use has demolished the argument that the drug is safe.

Cannabis is highly addictive, causes mental health problems and opens the door to hard drugs, the study found.

The paper by Professor Wayne Hall, a drugs advisor to the World Health Organisation, builds a compelling case against those who deny the devastation cannabis wreaks on the brain. Professor Hall found:

Last night Professor Hall, a professor of addiction policy at King’s College London, dismissed the views of those who say that cannabis is harmless.

‘If cannabis is not addictive then neither is heroin or alcohol,’ he said.

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Marijuana-smoking Mountie found dead

By Yahoo News. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer [Corporal Ronald Francis] with a medical marijuana prescription for job-related stress has died of an apparent suicide after provoking a nationwide debate over his smoking in uniform…

Francis had smoked medical-grade marijuana to relieve post-traumatic stress related to 21 years on the job…

Francis’s struggles came to light in video footage of him smoking cannabis in his RCMP red serge uniform.

“I get up in the morning, have my coffee and the marijuana. I go at lunchtime, have a marijuana joint, and then again in the evening. That would be my medical regime,” he had told public broadcaster CBC…

Later he was charged with [and pled guilty to] assaulting two fellow officers and breaching an undertaking to not possess or consume alcohol and non-prescription drugs.

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More people hospitalized by bad batch of synthetic marijuana

By Ryan Hughes.

A bad batch of synthetic marijuana continues to put people in Berks County in the hospital. The emergency department at Reading Hospital is still flooded with patients overdosing and getting sick on a bad batch of K2.

Hospital officials told 69 News they have seen 25 additional cases related to K2 in the last seven days. That’s now 55 total emergency department visits over the last three weeks.

“I’d like to see it gone and I’ll do anything in my power to help get rid of it,” said Felicia Harrell, who has several friends who overdosed on K2 and landed in the hospital.

The drug is cheap and easily accessible. Harrell said a big source is coming from Reading.

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