Back-to-back seizures in Lakeville turn up candy-like ‘gummies’ laced with THC

It’s nice to share…“We have seen a dramatic increase in extremely potent edibles and marijuana being brought into our state. Gummy worms and other edibles are aimed at our youth to get them addicted.” – Brian Marquart, Statewide Gang and Drug Coordinator of Minnesota. Thousands of candy-like gummies laced with THC are showing up in […]

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Walmart offers free opioid disposal product in effort to fight painkiller-abuse epidemic

It’s nice to share…Walmart will offer a drug disposal product — for free — to pharmacy customers as part of an effort to combat the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic, the retail giant said Wednesday. The product, a powder called DisposeRX, is meant to be used by customers who no longer need their prescription painkillers or are concerned […]

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Undercover agents talk about opioids

It’s nice to share… This article appeared in the Osakis Review, a media outlet near Alexandria, Minnesota. Similar data and information regarding Kanabec County has been shared by Brian Smith, Kanabec County Sheriff during recent SACK meetings.  The main driver of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. is opioids, both prescription and illicit. In fact, […]

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SACK Epidemiological Data Presentation

It’s nice to share…Coalition member and First Light Health Systems Pharmacy Director, Brent Thompson, presented data that has been collected over the past year that is relevant to the prevention work in Kanabec County by SACK and our coalition partners. The information provided in the slides below show positive trends in prevention efforts in Kanabec […]

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