American College of Pediatricians – Marijuana Use: Detrimental to Youth

Although increasing legalization of marijuana has contributed to the growing belief that marijuana is harmless, research documents the risks of its use by youth are grave. Marijuana is addicting, has adverse effects upon the adolescent brain, is a risk for both cardio-respiratory disease and testicular cancer, and is associated with … Continue reading

Video gambling establishments that have underage drinking violations

Follow this link to see a list of video gambling establishments that have been cited for underage drinking violations by the the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.  Under current Illinois law, a business must have a liquor license before applying for a video gambling license.  This data, compiled by ILCAAAP, raises concerns … Continue reading

First Worldwide Addiction Stats Released

We are being led to believe that decriminalizing / legalizing marijuana will save taxpayer money.  A new study shows the opposite is true – more damage is done by legal drugs. The firist worldwide addiction statistics are summarized below. Medscape.com First Worldwide Addiction Stats Released by Fran Lowry, May 18, … Continue reading