Archive for March, 2016

LA Times: Longtime marijuana use might make you a loser

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

By: George Skelton, Capitol Journal

There’s a new report out on longtime marijuana use. And it’s bad news for habitual stoners. In summary: The more pot you smoke, the more apt you are to be a loser. And it’s not so much that losers toke weed. It’s that toking a lot of weed over several years turns someone into a loser. It’s not really a chicken or egg thing. The UC Davis-led research, published last week, is especially relevant now. Voter signatures are being collected to place a marijuana legalization measure on the November ballot.

Social use of marijuana — I hate the misleading adjective “recreational” — already is legal in four states: Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington. The verdict’s still out. Medical use is allowed in 19 other states, including California. In this state, the well-intentioned system has been a sham for years — fake an ache and toke up — but Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature recently enacted some reforms…

Read the full article from the LA Times.

GSN Magazine: First Issues of 2016 Released

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

The first two issues of the 2016 GSN Magazine have been released. The GSN Magazine is published and distributed electronically 11 times a year on the third Tuesday of each month (except June) by Global Safety Network (GSN). Its purpose is to provide current information that will empower GSN clients to mitigate unnecessary risks in their organizations.

Download your copy today!

GSN Magazine Jan 2016

View the January Issue – Featured Story: Opioid Overdose Epidemic Worsens

GSN Magazine Feb 2016

View the February Issue – Featured Story: Legalized Pot Industry Targets Our Youth