Jess Martino


Jess is a Web and Print Writer for VALLEY. She is a Sophomore at Penn State majoring in PR. With roots in Long Island, New York, Jess loves the beach, as well as the hustle and bustle of New York City. Jess enjoys spending her time traveling, writing, reading and having fun with her friends.

The Weed Disease


Smokers may experience both bad and good highs, which will typically end after a few hours. But for a very small percentage of regular marijuana users, the symptoms of their high can last for months or even years. They can be painful and even life threatening.