2022 – a year in review – and here’s to 2023!

Dear Johnny’s Ambassadors,

I hope you’re enjoying a wonderful holiday season with those you love. I know for many of us, this is a difficult time of year. It’s hard to imagine Johnny died over three years ago. Our daughter and son-in-law are expecting our first grandson next month, our youngest son just graduated from Colorado State University, and John and I are moving in May from the house where we raised our children.… Read the rest

July 4-10 is National Marijuana Facts Week© (NMFW)!

National Marijuana Facts Week (NMFW) is an annual, week-long, national health observance created by Johnny’s Ambassadors Youth Marijuana Prevention to raise public awareness about the dangers of today’s high-THC marijuana on adolescent brain development, mental illness, and suicidality.

The week-long observance kicks off with a “bang” on Monday, July 4 and symbolically culminates on Sunday, July 10 (see what is Anti-710 Dab Day?),… Read the rest

Dirty Dozen #11: The Negative Health Effects of Marijuana

By Laura Stack

There’s a lingering belief among marijuana advocates and large sections of the public that marijuana is safer than tobacco. This myth most likely originated from an old misconception, akin to comparing apples to oranges; not just because of the inherent differences between the plants, but because the two have typically been prepared and administered differently.… Read the rest

The Truth About Marijuana and Lung Damage – FACT or CRAP Part 15

Is the following statement FACT or CRAP?

15. Marijuana isn’t harmful for your health.

Answer: CRAP

Marijuana smoke can cause symptoms of chronic bronchitis, a heavy cough, and lung irritation. What are marijuana’s effects on lung health https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/marijuana/what-are-marijuanas-effects-lung-health

I doubt there’s anyone among us who hasn’t heard a tobacco smoker hacking away like they’re about to cough up a lung.… Read the rest

Why Marijuana Kills Motivation – FACT or CRAP Part 12

Is the following statement FACT or CRAP?

12. You’ll feel more motivated if you use marijuana for a long time.

Answer: CRAP

Long-term marijuana users have lower levels of dopamine and are less ambitious and motivated. http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_1-7-2013-11-49-21

Many people say they like using marijuana because it makes them feel “mellow.”… Read the rest