Published on Thursday, January 13 2011 00:00
In full disclosure, I am a Trustee for the Town of Lyons, a patient advocate member of the Department of Revenue’s (DoR) Medical Marijuana Working Group, I am a patient myself, a caregiver, and a current business license holder. At this time I have NO financial interest in any medical marijuana business. I write this as an individual member of these various communities. I don’t speak for the Board of Trustees (BoT), and I don’t speak for anyone else but myself.
It has been important to consider the mounting body of research demonstrating the multiple therapeutic benefits of cannabis use in this discussion. However, I would be remiss to not point out the areas of research that have proven that cannabis use, for the developing pre-teen and teenage brain is potentially dangerous.
Last November at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual conference, a Harvard Medical School researcher presented the results of a study that found that; “Young adults, who started smoking marijuana as adolescents or teens, had greater
Published on Thursday, September 30 2010 01:00
Ms. Alfieri is a young woman with a passion for writing, who will now be contributing articles in The Lyons Recorder.
January 16, 2008, a day that changed me, all that I knew, and opened my eyes for the rest of my life. I was eighteen, I had just graduated from Lyons High School, and I was on top of the world.