Después de la aparición del magnífico artículo del Secretario General de la FIAMC sobre el difícil uso médico de la marihuana (1) hemos recibido numerosos comentarios y valiosas aportaciones de médicos de diversas partes del mundo. La FIAMC organizará en marzo en Barcelona una Jornada sobre la marihuana como mal en sí y como caballo de Troya de otros problemas, especialmente, en personas jóvenes.
The legalise marijuana movement has some powerful backers and is making political gains. But Arizona addiction psychiatrist Dr Ed Gogek, who used the drug himself in his youth but has treated over 10,000 addicts and alcoholics during his medical career, insists that legalization would have seriously harmful consequences for teenagers and society. To arm “parents, pundits and politicians” to fight this move he has written a handbook setting out the scientific case against recreational use of marijuana by teenagers, whose brains are still developing. In this interview with MercatorNet he touches on some of the themes.
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines: Some of our Catholic faithful have come to us their bishops to seek moral guidance on the so called “compassionate use of cannabis or marijuana”. In the spirit of pastoral concern, we respond gladly to the expressed need for moral guidance.