legalization http://kcur.org en Wes Crenshaw: Marijuana Use Among Young People http://kcur.org/post/wes-crenshaw-marijuana-use-among-young-people <p></p><p>Marijuana has been part of college culture for a long time, but is the drug’s legalization in Colorado changing the way college kids use it? Some see it as a way to relax occasionally, but others make it a daily habit that can have destructive consequences.</p><p>On Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, psychologist Wes Crenshaw joins us to talk about the shift in pot culture among college students, especially when it comes to our western neighbors.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p><p><strong>Dr. Wes Crenshaw,</strong> psychologist</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 57659 at http://kcur.org Wes Crenshaw: Marijuana Use Among Young People 'Marijuanamerica' http://kcur.org/post/marijuanamerica <p>From the crackdowns on the drug in the 1950s and ’60s to its legalization for recreational use in two states last year, marijuana has a complicated past in America.</p><p>Some have called marijuana legalization the next big civil rights issue. Colorado and Washington have officially said it’s okay, and 19 other states allow it to be used for medical reasons.</p><p>But some big debates about the drug certainly persist. What exactly are the health consequences of using marijuana? What kind of impact is it having on our society? Should we be banning it or legalizing it in more states?</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 03:41:00 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Elizabeth Alex 39388 at http://kcur.org 'Marijuanamerica'