Category Archives: Marijuana

Today’s National Prevention Week Topic – Marijuana. Test your knowledge.

Marijuana use is increasing according to the most recent PAYS survey and our area is above the states average.  Test your knowledge below.  According to the 2015 survey 71.8% of high school students answered that they use marijuana regularly and … Continue reading

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Youth Tobacco Use

When you think of tobacco use, you may think of just cigarettes but today’s youth is getting their nicotine in another way; vaping and E-cigarettes.  Vapes and E-cigarettes are devices that people use to inhale nicotine instead of burning tobacco.  … Continue reading

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Shatter the Myths About Our Youth and Drugs in Our Community

                Please check back everyday this week (January 23 – 27th),  a new fact will be listed every day under this post about our local data from the PAYS (Pennsylvania Youth Survey).  Shatter the Myths about what … Continue reading

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Addiction and the Holidays

There are a lot of families that have family members that are addicted and the holidays can be really hard to deal with.  This article recently published by Partnership for Drug Free Kids addresses things family members can do to … Continue reading

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Learn how to talk to your teen about Marijuana

Thanks to a grant, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has a free downloadable Marijuana Talk Kit available.  It will give you great information on how to talk to your child and what to say and not to say.  Check it out!  … Continue reading

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Study Finds Driving Impairment from Marijuana Use Similar to That of Alcohol Use

A new study finds that driving impairment from Marijuana use is similar that that of alcohol use.  Read the article on CACDA website, click this link:  http://www.cadca.org/resources/study-finds-driving-impairment-marijuana-use-similar-alcohol-use

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