Full Potential, Now! Addiction Podcast, Episode 15 – Lee Weber – Is Marijuana Safe?
In this week’s episode of Full Potential, Now!, Ted interviews Lee Weber, a writer, editor and the creator of AddictionBlog.org, an online magazine for people who want to learn about drug addiction potential. Addiction Blog attracts over 1.5M monthly readers who browse over 2000 topics on alcohol, illicit drugs and prescription drugs.
She is a woman in long-term recovery from addiction and calls the word “addict” the “a” word. Lee’s now writing books for clinicians about best working with addicted populations, and she joins us from her home in Skopje, Macedonia.
This Week’s Ted Tool Resource
This week, Ted would like to recommend two recent articles featured on AddictionBlog.org. First, check out Myths about Marijuana by Dr. Harold C. Urschel III. In this piece, Dr. Urschel discusses popular myths about the addictiveness of marijuana and its possible effects.
The second article today is How to Talk to Teens About Legal Marijuana by Tyler Jacobson. As discussed in this week’s episode, marijuana can have a serious, negative impact on developing brains. In this piece, find great tips for proactively addressing legal marijuana use with your teen.
Find more great articles at AddictionBlog.org.
Produced by Ted Izydor and John Praw Kruse. Music by Patrick Reinholz, Lovely Socialite and John Praw courtesy Other Obscura.