Strains to support parents through back-to-school season

Wayside School is closed for COVID-19 or whatever Louis Sachar said. When COVID-19 hysteria began, I assumed things would settle down quickly. But once my state announced quarantine mandates, my partner and I withdrew our 2-year-old son from childcare and temporarily enrolled him at the only school I knew could…

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Having the Cannabis Talk with Parents and Grandparents (Holiday Edition)

Navigating Holiday Family Quarrels – Breaching the Cannabis Divide I recently read a column called “Ask Amy” where a reader spoke about her fiancé’s job within the cannabis industry clashed with the ideological views of her parents. This, to the point where her parents asked he (and her fiancé) to…

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Parents as Outlaws: Doing Whatever It Takes to Get Life Saving Medicine for Your Kids

Parents as outlaws: doing what it takes to get life saving cannabis for their kids [embedded content] In 2019, cannabis is still considered a Schedule I drug in America despite legalization at the local level in over half of the U.S. This means the federal government still restricts its use…

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Canadian Parents Say They Aren’t Prepared For October 17th

Canadian Parents Say They Aren’t Prepared For October 17 Parents have the tough job of initiating many uncomfortable discussions with their children. There’s the birds and the bees talks, the don’t drink and drive talks, and now there’s the marijuana talks. In Canada, where recreational weed will be legal this…

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Some parents fear changes to state laws as FDA weighs use of CBD pharmaceuticals

COLORADO SPRINGS — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant. The U.S. Food and Drug…

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Is Drug Abuse Unintentionally Taught by Well Meaning Parents Worldwide?

Is Drug Abuse Unintentionally Taught by Well-Meaning Parents Worldwide? “When I was a kid, sometimes I would have trouble sleeping- so my mom would tell me to go to the medicine cabinet and get myself a dose of Phenergan,” was a statement made to me by a friend during a…

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Fifth-grader finds out too late the gummy candies she shared at school were her parents’ MMJ

Published: Jan 22, 2018, 7:02 am • Updated: Jan 22, 2018, 7:02 am By Kristine Phillips, The Washington Post A 9-year-old student in New Mexico gave fellow students gummies – only to realize later they were not ordinary candies. The candies had apparently been infused with tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the…

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