Government Study Finds More Teenagers Smoke Marijuana Than Cigarettes

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintMore teenagers smoke marijuana than cigarettes, according to a survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The survey found 23 percent of high school students said they recently smoked marijuana, compared with 18 percent who said they had smoked cigarettes.  Click here for the full story.

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Drug Abuse Recognition Journal

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintSACK member Paula Weber highly recommends the MEDTOX Journal on Drug Abuse Recognition! The April 2012 issue included articles on Understanding Marijuana Withdrawal Syndrome, Marijuana Infused Wine, and The Role of Smoking in Exacerbation of Drug Cravings. To read further, click here.

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Seven Attend Tobacco Diversion Class

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintSeven area youth attended the tobacco diversion class last week. The tobacco diversion program is offered as an alternative to court for juveniles involved in illegal use of tobacco products. Youth learned about health risks, cost, advertising techniques, chemicals in tobacco and tips on how to quit. Five students attended for their […]

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Compliance Checks

It's nice to share…FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPrintOn December 13, 2011, the Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office conducted an alcohol compliance check with the businesses that hold alcohol licenses for resale within Kanabec County.  Of the eighteen businesses checked, 89% passed. On September 27, 2011, the Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office conducted a tobacco compliance check with the businesses that hold […]

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