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 Rhode Island who used marijuana in the past year is 137,000. Of the 137,000, 16,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 58,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 64,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 262,000. 28,000 were ages 12 to 17, 85,000 were 18-25 and 149,000 were age 26 or older.
There are many laws in the state of Rhode Island that protect those who use marijuana for medical reasons. Medical Marijuana in Rhode Island is legalized, by the Rhode Island's Medical Marijuana Act. Legalized medical marijuana is used to treat chronic pain or diseases which can include seizures, headaches, anxiety, chronic pain, Crohn's disease, and certain types of Cancer. Residents in the state of Rhode Island must need a written certification from their physician. Residents who have permission to carry marijuana can carry up to 2.5 oz on them. Patients may grow their own marijuana plants up to 12, and caregivers or physicians about to distribute medical marijuana can grow up to 24.
Those who believe they have a serious problems can enter a Marijuana Treatment and Rehab Center in Rhode Island. 95% of rehabs today however, involve the 12 steps which is based on religion, powerless and addiction.
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 Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island to learn how and why people have come to St Jude's to find the Permanent Solution to Marijuana Addictions.