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High Truths on Drugs and Addiction: The Bryn Spejcher Trial

By Heidi Swan | February 7, 2024

We hear marijuana is a wellness product. It’s a plant, so there’s no need to put warning labels on it. But when something goes horrifically wrong, fingers are pointed and it’s said, “You should have known it could cause psychosis and violence!” What? Listen to this high-level discussion on High Truths with me and Dr.…

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60-second Video On California Insider Show!

By Heidi Swan | January 28, 2024

It’s so great to see this short video with me was kept, even as California Insider changed its name to California Insider Show. The video describes the increase in THC potency and addiction. The short video was taken from a longer interview with California Insider in May 2023. To see that interview go here: Epoch…

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Speaking For Stanford Medicine’s Reach Lab 2024

By Heidi Swan | January 16, 2024

I am so grateful to say I will be presenting for Stanford REACH Lab again this year. I will be speaking with my friend, Dr. Christy Brown. We will discuss the Cannabis-Induced Psychosis -Bryn Spejcher Involuntary Manslaughter trial. We’ll show how public health professionals can educate their communities to protect them from the harms of THC. Christy…

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Bryn Spejcher Trial

Historic Cannabis-Induced Psychosis Involuntary Manslaughter Trial

By Heidi Swan | January 16, 2024

Bryn Spejcher was recently found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.  Experts from both the prosecution and defense determined she was in acute psychosis from her use of THC. While psychotic she killed her date, Chad O’Melia, who gave her the drug. The jury decided she should have known THC could make her psychotic & violent. I…

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Heidi Swan on KTLA News

My Statement Aired on 3 California TV Networks! 

By Heidi Swan | October 4, 2023

(I was in a press conference against SB58 to legalize psychedelics) There was a press conference to urge Governor Gavin Newsom to veto a bill that would legalize psychedelics in California. Frank Lee, a powerhouse leader against drugs, asked me at the last minute to speak on behalf of my good friends from Moms Strong. I am…

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Bart Bright Presenting A Night In Jail at Rotary Club

Presentation for Rotary in Fairfield-Suisun

By Heidi Swan | October 4, 2023

Pictured above is my good friend and fellow advocate in drug prevention, Bart Bright. He’s holding A Night In Jail. Bart kindly introduced me to the new Rotary Club he joined in California. It’s the Fairfield Suisun chapter. When the meeting began, they spoke about their work to help people living without shelter in their community.…

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Interview with Heidi Swan on The Glazov Gang

Two Appearances with The Glazov Gang!

By Heidi Swan | October 4, 2023

Jamie Glazov reached out to me to appear on his lively and interesting show, The Glazov Gang. We had an hour-long talk. It is one of my all-time favorite interviews.  One of the things I bring up is that the NCAA is considering taking marijuana off the banned substances list. This will give young athletes the…

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Speaking for NAMI California 2023 Conference!

By Heidi Swan | May 23, 2023

I have wanted to speak for the annual NAMI California conference for a couple of years. My good friends, Bart and Hazel Bright encouraged me to put together a proposal. They gave very helpful suggestions and I had enough good sense to listen to them. The presentation is called Educating About Substance-Induced Psychosis with Storytelling…

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Epoch Times’s California Insider: A Half-Hour Interview

By Heidi Swan | May 23, 2023

I had the incredible opportunity to speak with Siyamak Khorrami on California Insider. We discussed the lack of information consumers have about the mental health risks of THC. We talked about SB 1097 (a bill to add mental health risks to warning labels in California) and how that bill was pulled due to pressure from…

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A NIGHT IN JAIL A SHORT FILM has been made an Official Selection at the Hollyshorts Film Festival. This festival is held at the famous TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. We are thrilled! Thank you Hollyshorts!