FAMILIES TORN APART BY TEENAGE CANNABIS USE

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  It is the end of a taboo: articulate, middle-class parents are speaking out about the nightmare of seeing their children spiral into drug abuse and, all too often, mental illness. Many blame themselves for […]

SKUNK INCURS 18 TIMES THE RISK

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People who smoke skunk, the extra strong cannabis grown in hothouse conditions, are 18 times more likely to develop psychosis that those who take the milder forms such as hash (cannabis resin), states a study […]

CANNABIS: HEART ATTACK RISKS

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Smoking cannabis can raise the risk of heart attacks, reveals authoritative research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse in Baltimore, reported in Molecular Psychiatry. The researchers focused on apolipoprotein, a blood protein which regulates […]

CANNABIS: THE FACTS

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Eddie Nestor invited Addiction Recovery Foundation CEO Deirdre Boyd onto his BBC Radio London show – at midnight! – Sunday [4 May] to debate the reclassification of cannabis with legalisation campaigner Steve Rolles. For listeners, […]

SUPER-STRONG SKUNK: UPDATE

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The super-strong ‘slunk’ strain of cannabis is typically 2-3 times stronger than other forms of the drug and now accounts for 75% of cannabis seized, according to the Daily Mail [ 2 May 2008]. 80,000 street […]

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