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Updated: June 28, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Sabbath Health Forum:

The June 30th Sabbath Health Forum
will meet at 12:15 PM after Sabbath School for about 30 minutes. 
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This Week's Health Tip
Marijuana Addiction Growing
It is estimated that 2.7 million Americans are dependent on marijuana. 

A Pew Charitable Trust investigation found that marijuana addiction does exist and is growing. While hard numbers are hard to come by, data suggests about 9% of all users become addicted to marijuana (17% among those who start as adolescents). Some treatment centers report increases in those requesting help which may be due to higher concentrations of THC levels. Selective breeding has increased the potency today to 20-30%, up from 2-4% of several decades ago.

PositiveTip: The best policy is to never start, but if you are dependent, get qualified help immediately.