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 Kentucky who used marijuana in the past year is 349,000. Of the 349,000, 53,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 119,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 177,000 were 26 and older.Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 1,418,000. 127,000 were ages 12 to 17, 119,000 were 18-25 and 1,172,000 were age 26 or older.
Marijuana use in Kentucky has made it to third place in the United States for marijuana arrest rates and penalties for possession of one ounce. In 2007, Kentucky had 20,329 arrests for marijuana offenses. However, there has been a recent survey that was done in which Kentuckians supported and that want to legalize medical marijuana for those who are qualified as terminally ill or suffer from chronic severe pain. Kentucky legislators are fighting it and there will be a new bill introduced to support medical marijuana use for those who medically qualify for it.
Marijuana rehab and treatment centers in Kentucky will convince you that you are an addict and have a lifelong disease that can't be cured. This is untrue. You do NOT have a disease and you can move on with your life without having to deal with meetings and rehabs the rest of your life in order to stay sober. There are non-12 step programs and non treatment centers that will show you how to stay empowered and how to change your life for the better.
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 Kentucky, 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 Kentucky to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Marijuana Addictions.