Data Speaks at November SACK Meeting

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintMore than twenty attended SACK’s monthly coalition meeting at FirstLight on November 6th! Karla Filibeck described the progress made thus far by the Epidemiological Workgroup to collect, analyze and prioritize data on “local conditions” that may encourage or discourage underage and binge drinking in Kanabec County. The Workgroup’s 20 highest ranking local […]

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Marijuana Information Resource Center

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintThe Obama-Biden Administration steadfastly opposes legalization of marijuana and other drugs because legalization would increase the availability and use of illicit drugs, and pose significant health and safety risks to all Americans, particularly young people. In an effort to help coalitions prevent youth drug use, The Office of National Drug Control Policy […]

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CADCA Opposes the Legalization of Marijuana

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintAccording to recent research from the National Institutes of Health, marijuana is significantly associated with lower IQ scores and learning problems, mental illness, car crashes, and a lower quality of life. “Marijuana use is related to a host of health and safety concerns, and frankly, dulls your brain. Our nation cannot afford […]

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Drug, alcohol survey headed to parents

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintIn the next few weeks 800 households in Kanabec County will be receiving a survey from Invitation Health Institute (IHI) asking parents of 7th-12th grade students their opinions about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use among youth.  To learn more about this collaborative efforts with the Mora and Ogilvie School Districts and the Substance […]

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Study Finds Alcohol and Drug Abuse Common in Fatal Crashes

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintReuter reports that more than half of U.S. drivers killed in car crashes had alcohol or drugs in their system at the time of the crash.  Researchers also found that men and people driving at night were the most likely to have alcohol, marijuana or other illicit or prescription drugs show up […]

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Taking a Closer Look at College Marijuana Use

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintRecent findings from the College Life Study (CLS) may be the first to indicate that students who smoke marijuana during college may be risking their long-term health, particularly if they increase their marijuana use during the college years or continue a heavy use pattern. Click here to learn more.

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