Marijuana Effects on Mental Health

Marijuana Effects on Mental Health

The use of marijuana, also known as weed, in high doses, daily or almost daily, can cause unpleasant thoughts, disorientation, paranoia, and/or anxiety. People that use weed have a higher chance of developing temporary psychosis. Temporary psychosis can consist of paranoia, hallucinations, and not knowing what is real. Some people also develop long-term mental health […]

Former Narcotics Detective Busted With Illegal Marijuana Grow

Former Narcotics Detective Busted With Illegal Marijuana Grow

Two men, one of whom is a former narcotics detective, were taken into custody the past week for illegally growing marijuana in Southern Oregon. His arrest came after 1,200 illegal marijuana plants growing on his land east of Klamath Falls were discovered by drug task force agents. Peter Michael Shepherd, 63, aka Mike Shepherd, faces […]

Mayor Lightfoot Proposes Expanding Cannabis Dispensaries in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot Proposes Expanding Cannabis Dispensaries in Chicago

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has devised a proposal to ease Chicago’s zoning rules to open marijuana dispensaries downtown. Alderman advanced the mayor’s proposal on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 20201. Lightfoot believes this will make it easier for minority applicants are able to get into the lucrative cannabis industry — which is currently locally dominated by White-owned companies. […]