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Marijuana

BOY WHO WAS SWALLOWED BY THE DRUG MONSTER, THE
This video about a boy named Vince, is presented in cartoon format by one of the creators. The story, illustrations and narration are provided by Sue Pettit. It is a true story based on her son, Vince. The last few Min. of the video are presented by Vince, a 22 year old man in prison. (1994, 13 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Elementary

DRINKING, DRIVING AND DRUGS: A DEADLY MIX
This DVD will make viewers think twice before getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Through first-person stories of lives destroyed by drinking and driving, viewers are made aware that driving under the influence can cause irreparable tragedy. The program includes hard facts and interviews with police, doctors, and prevention activists about the dire consequences of drinking and driving. Young people tell viewers why they have decided that drinking is not for them, ways to say no to alcohol and what to do if someone is about to drive under the influence. (2004, 20 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

IN THE KNOW: TOBACCO, MARIJUANA AND ALCOHOL
This DVD reveals how these drugs harm users, disrupt families, damage society and kill more than 500,000 Americans a year. It also discusses neurotransmitters and other physiological changes that happen when marijuana is used. (2003, 23 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

MARIJUANA
Dr. David Ohlms discusses marijuana addiction, symptoms, withdrawal, and treatment. Dr. Ohlms also explains the impact of marijuana use on the human mind and body. (1988, 34 Min.)
Selected Audience:   General audiences

MARIJUANA: THE MIRROR THAT MAGNIFIES
This video covers an array of issues like the increase of THC over the years, neonatal effects, cognition, the reasons people use this drug, poly drug use and the scientific explanation of this drug's effects on the human body. (1996, 28 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Teen/Adult

MARIJUANA: SETTING THINGS STRAIGHT
Laurie’s boyfriend is pressuring her to try marijuana, so she turns to her friend Gladys for help. With the help of a medical student, police officer and former drug users, they learn the facts about marijuana use and its harmful effects on the mind and body. This DVD covers the history of marijuana use, its psychological, emotional and physical effects, and the legal consequences for those who are caught with marijuana. It gives students the facts that empower them to make the right choice when it comes to marijuana. (1997, 17 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

MARIJUANA UPDATE-REVISED
Leo Hayden a former college athlete tells his story of addiction. Graphics are used to demonstrate physical effects. Former addicts share the psychological effects. Facts, chemical content, why kids start, why they don't, tolerance, body organs, estrogen, effects on pregnancy are all covered in the video. (1997, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior high/Adult

MARIJUANA: VACANCY - THE LIFE OF A POT SMOKER
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Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

MY POT VIDEO
A young man is forced by a judge to make this video because he was arrested with possession of marijuana. The teen’s attitude toward marijuana is challenged and enlightened. (1997, 16 Min.)
Selected Audience:   Junior/Senior high

THE REAL TRUE & FALSE ABOUT ALCOHOL, MARIJUANA AND INHALANTS
This DVD is middle school specific and addresses the misperceptions that student have about “gateway” drugs. High school narrators lead students through an engaging “pop quiz” format. Middle students respond, giving narrators the opportunity to dispel myths, share truths, and encourage younger students to choose a drug—free lifestyle. Emergency room doctors, law enforcement officers, and drug-free high school students support the teen guides with the strong, positive message: When it comes to alcohol and drugs, the vast majority of teens “don’t need ’em, don’t want ‘em, and don’t’ use ‘em. (2003,15 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

TEENS AND MARIJUANA: HEALING AND GROWTH
This DVD program offers tangible methods for healing from marijuana addiction and hope for recovery. It explains how often, a person has to hit bottom before real recovery can begin. The program covers that breaking one's denial of their addiction and facing reality toward hope and recovery from addiction. It also incorporates the value of the medical community, self-help groups, and treatment centers to help with repressed emotions. (2000, 24 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

TEENS AND MARIJUANA: PEACE, LOVE, & MISUNDERSTANDING
This DVD program dispels the many myths of marijuana use and brings teens and young adults into the realities of their present world. Factual information is given for the chemical compound makeup of marijuana, and current research explains the brains reaction to THC. (2000, 25 23 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students

TEENS AND MARIJUANA: THE GATEWAY
In this marijuana prevention DVD, students who have learned the hard way testify that marijuana launches a self-destructive lifestyle. When they light their first joint, young people choose a path that leads them to brain damage, hard drugs, prison, or death. Former teen users implore students to avoid taking a step that will ultimately lead them to harder drugs and the criminal lifestyle that goes with them. (2000, 28 Min.) DVD
Selected Audience:   Middle School Students