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 Oklahoma who used marijuana in the past year is 270,000. Of the 270,000, 46,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 105,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 119,000 were 26 and older.Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 28,000. 4,000 were ages 12 to 17, 13,000 were 18-25 and 11,000 were age 26 or older.
In the past few years ideas and opinions of marijuana have drastically changed, however Marijuana Rehab and Treatment Centers in Oklahoma still believe that marijuana is addictive and dangerous. They are willing to help those who have heavy marijuana use, but do not always offer successful results. As of 2013 Senator Connie Johnson became fighting for medical marijuana use in Oklahoma. While many agree the legalizing marijuana or "pot" in Oklahoma is not wise, others much like Senator Johnson believe it will be a benefit to the many Oklahoma citizens who are suffering from endless chronic pain. Medical Marijuana has become a hot debate since 2010 and in 2013 it became legal to carry 1-ounce of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington state for anyone ages 21 and older. The fight will continue for the legalization of medical marijuana thought-out the US.
People from the State of Oklahoma call St Jude's everyday to learn more about how our Non 12 Step and Non Treatment programs differ from Marijuana treatment and rehab.
It is important to understand that relapse is not a natural part of Marijuana "recovery" because if you choose to stop using Marijuana today; there is no scientific evidence that proves you need to admit to being an alcoholic to remain sober.
You can lead a life free from any substance, but first you need to make the choice and take responsibility for your actions. This might seem hard right now, but your choices will lead to a greater and more fulfilled life. Call Today 1.888.424.2626