Update on Addictions DC EAPA October 16, 2014. George Kolodner, M.D. Medical Director, Kolmac Clinic Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University and University of Maryland Schools of Medicine [email protected] Outline. Substances
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Triumphs of Experience, George Vaillant. 2012
“The follow up is the great exposer of truth, the rock upon which fine theories are wrecked.”
1. Harvard Grant Study
2. Inner City Cohort
by High School Seniors(2013 Monitoring the Future Survey)
An Institute of Medicine study found addiction rates for marijuana were far lower than those for other substances.
Source: Institute of Medicine, 1999
"You know, it's a funny thing, every one of the bastards that are out for legalizing marijuana is Jewish. What the Christ is the matter with the Jews, Bob? What is the matter with them? I suppose it’s because most of them are psychiatrists.“
Nixon Tapes, 1971
“Science clearly demonstrates that marijuana is not a benign substance. It hampers academic performance. It impairs driving. It impacts productivity. And for some to say that it is less dangerous than other substances is a ridiculous statement.”