Six Million Experienced Marijuana Use Disorder

Study: Almost Six Million U.S. Adults Experienced Marijuana Use Disorder in Past Year /By Join Together Staff March 8th, 2016 Almost six million American adults experienced marijuana use disorder in the past year, according to a study by scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Symptoms of marijuana use disorder include cravings, developing a […]

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Graduation Party Do’s and Don’ts

Spring is a great time for celebration!  Whether you and your teen are planning a graduation party, attending a graduation party or will be out-of-town and leaving your teens alone, there are several tips for a safe and fun time for all .  Planning  a Party:  Plan your party in advance and create a guest list.  […]

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Legalizing marijuana gets hazy

This was a column written by Jenilee Wallskog and published in the Kanabec County Times on February 13, 2014. Click here to view the original column. Marijuana is a hot topic on Capitol Hill, in the media and among peers. The daily news is bombarded with confusing messages surrounding its legalization and the desperation of people […]

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Parents, Educate Yourselves About Drugs

Boise Police Alcohol Compliance Officer Jermaine Galloway speaks to a wide range of audiences about the latest trends in drug use. He spoke to police officers at the Toward Zero Death Conference in St. Cloud, MN on November 15, 2013. In an article and video published by Idaho Statesman, he speaks to parents. If you don’t […]

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Letter to the Editor

This was a letter to the editor written by Judy Soderstrom, Former State Representative, and published in the Kanabec County Times on August 1st, 2013. Click here to view the original letter. To the Editor: Congratulations to the Pine County Sheriff’s Department on turning up the large marijuana growing operation. Regardless of anyone’s views on […]

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Marijuana still a drug with no accepted medical use

Marijuana will continue to be considered a highly dangerous drug under federal law with no accepted medical use, after a U.S. appeals court refused to order a change in the government’s 40-year-old drug classification schedule on January 22, 2012.  Three judges said they had a duty to defer to the judgment of federal health experts who […]

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