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 Maine who used marijuana in the past year is 137,000. Of the 137,000, 20,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 49,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 68,000 were 26 and older.Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 347,000. 29,000 were ages 12 to 17, 19,000 were 18-25 and 299,000 were age 26 or older.
Marijuana medical dispensaries in Maine have been selected in the two last areas where they will be needed. Maine will also be taxing and regulating marijuana just like alcohol the summer of 2013. Maine also has removed criminal penalties for those who use marijuana to help treat certain illnesses.
Marijuana rehab and treatment centers in Maine will tell you that you are in need of treatment for marijuana use. This is not true, in fact people are just as effective in trying to quit on their own, as treatment is for them. There are some who have attended a non-12 step program or non treatment center and have been able to change their way of thinking by instructors who are trained in neuroplasticity and cognitive behavioral education methods.
You have taken the time to seek help because of your "addiction" to Marijuana. You might be looking at rehab centers or treatment centers in Maine and wonder what the best option for you is. Even if you do not choose St Jude's as your program, at least let us tell you one thing. You and only you can make change possible. You are not diseased, and your current circumstances do not need to dictate the course of your life from this moment forward. When you can call a Marijuana treatment center you will most likely talk to a caring person, but with the wrong message, being that addiction is a disease. Remember that no matter what you decide... you can change