According to studies performed by the Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004, the total number of people ages 12 and older in the state of Georgia who used marijuana in the past year is 663,000. Of the 663,000, 106,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 226,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 331,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 340,000. 51,000 were ages 12 to 17, 123,000 were 18-25 and 165,000 were age 26 or older.
There are some in Georgia who feel that marijuana should just be legalized due to the harmful effects and deaths this synthetic weed has caused. In 2010, there were 2,906 calls and 10 users that were admitted into the hospital in the critical care units and in 2011, it increased to 6,959 calls and up to 45 admissions into the hospital. Georgia Lawmakers passed the SB370 Chase's Law in 2010 making it a felony to sell and manufacture synthetic marijuana. If you have attended a marijuana rehab or treatment center in Georgia and are still having a hard time breaking away from this type of life, please don't feel alone. There are non-12 step programs that have people available who will understand your situation and will show you other options that are available and that you have the freedom to choose what is best for you.
For many Marijuana addiction seems like an impossible substance to overcome because of how heavy their Marijuana use might seem. The truth is that, people do make the choice to stop using Marijuana every day, with or without treatment. You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for You don't need to hit rock bottom to truly understand that your life can have a greater meaning. If you are seeking help for Marijuana and or other substances in Georgia, please call St Jude's today. We Have helped thousands just like you over the last two decades and know that a better life is waiting for you free of all substances, including Marijuana.
You might be wondering how is Saint Jude's different and how we can possible help you any better or differently than Marijuana treatment centers. Please let us assure you that here at St Jude's we will not label you with a disease or make you feel like change is impossible. Only you dictate the course of your future... we are here to show you that Marijuana addiction is not the problem. Call today if you live in Georgia to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Marijuana Addictions.