Delta-8 THC has soared in popularity in recent years due to its questionable accessibility and similarity to traditional marijuana. It’s at the center of some lawsuits and medical disputes, leaving many wondering if this substance is safe to consume. So lets talk about this controversial product and provide some much needed clarity.
Never Forget, But Keep Moving Forward
All Zach Carlisle ever wanted was to fit in and have friends. He primarily spent his childhood in Flower Mound, Texas, where he grew up in a loving, supportive, and religious home. Zach yearned to really belong with a group of his peers even though he was a shy and reserved child. He connected with […]
Finding Hope In a Brand New Beginning
James Stewart was born on the East Coast but primarily grew up in Orange County, California. As a kid, he and his family moved around a lot, which was difficult at times but it afforded him many different opportunities and experiences. With the blessing of a supportive home and two loving parents, James describes his […]
A native of Muskegon, Michigan, Paul Brewer was raised in a loving home with two supportive parents. As a child, Paul was very active in all kinds of sports and was a high-achieving honor roll student. He attended church with his parents regularly and was an active member of his congregation.
How Much Money Do Americans Spend on Illegal Drugs?
The overall impact of illegal drugs and substance abuse on American society is massive. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug overdose deaths have risen from 16,849 in 1999 to 70,237 in 2017.1 In terms of finances, the numbers are just as grim.
Stephen’s Story: Breaking Free
Stephen grew up in Oklahoma City and was one of five boys. His parents both worked hard to provide a great life for their children and they all attended private Catholic school. Stephen says he never wanted for anything as a kid and he enjoyed playing a variety of sports.
Richard’s Story: Finding True Happiness
Richard King’s childhood in Southern California was idealistic and happy. He had very loving and supportive parents and grandparents, he never needed or wanted for anything, and he had a great relationship with his sister. He spent his days playing without a care in the world and he was generally very content. It wasn’t […]
Is Marijuana Addictive?
According to the Pew Research Center, about six-in-ten Americans (62%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized.1 But should more people be wary about its addictive qualities? And who is most at risk of developing marijuana addiction? Is Marijuana Addictive? Not everyone who uses marijuana will become addicted but some may develop a tolerance, […]
More Americans are Driving Stoned
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more nighttime weekend drivers in America are testing positive for THC and the number of people driving high has increased from 8.6 percent in 2007 to 12.6 percent in 2014.1
Hemp is No Longer a Controlled Substance in Texas
Last Friday, April 5, the Texas Department of State Health Services removed hemp from its list of controlled substances.1 In Texas, it is no longer a Schedule I drug alongside others like heroin, cocaine, and LSD. With the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, the federal government also removed hemp from its list of controlled […]