drugabuse http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12781/all en Pineapple Express: Marijuana Cautionary Tale? http://www.mrc.org/articles/pineapple-express-marijuana-cautionary-tale <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p ><st1:place w:st="on">Hollywood</st1:place> producer/director Judd Apatow denies it, but his new movie, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Pineapple Express, </i>appears to be an ode to marijuana abuse. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/pineapple-express-marijuana-cautionary-tale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education drugabuse JuddApatow marijuana PineappleExpress violence Thu, 14 Aug 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28118 at http://www.mrc.org Weeds and Marijuana Chic http://www.mrc.org/articles/weeds-and-marijuana-chic <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy reported last month that a teenager who has been depressed in the past year was more than twice as likely to have used marijuana than teenagers who have not reported being depressed (25 percent compared with 12 percent). The study said marijuana use increased the risk of developing mental disorders by 40 percent. So much for the “harmless” nature of pot.</p> <p >    </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/weeds-and-marijuana-chic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education cbs drugabuse EarlyShow hollywood marijuana Nickelodeon Weeds Thu, 03 Jul 2008 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28184 at http://www.mrc.org