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 New York who used marijuana in the past year is 1,944,000. Of the 1,944,000, 250,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 684,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 1,010,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 111,000. 18,000 were ages 12 to 17, 40,000 were 18-25 and 53,000 were age 26 or older.
Getting high on marijuana in New York is no longer the only way now. There is now fake pot or what is known as synthetic marijuana and has packaging names as Blaze, Skunk, Mr. Nice Guy, Spice, and K2. They are packaged as fish food, plant food, pond cleaner, herbal incense room deodorizers and are sold at smoke shops, online or at convenience stores. Synthetic marijuana has caused devastating effects including renal failure, seizures, lung transplants, brain damage, heart attacks and death in teenagers and young adults. Synthetic marijuana has been made illegal in the state of New York.
Most people who are interested in getting help usually enroll into a New York marijuana rehab or treatment center thinking these are their only choices of being able to stop their marijuana use. It is important to know that there are non-12 step and non-treatment programs that have helped many stop their use of marijuana. These non-12 step and non-treatment programs will give you the tools and education you need so that you can remain substance free and live a healthier and positive life.
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 New York, 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 New York to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Marijuana Addictions.