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The science of THC potency of pot.

  July 21, 2017 It’s a challenge that has tested parents for generations: How do you warn your teens about risky behaviors that you may have engaged in when you were their age? When it comes to marijuana, the key may … Continue reading

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Coalitions in Action: Youth Create a “Keep Your Focus” Marijuana Awareness Campaign

In south central Connecticut, the Durham Middlefield Local Wellness Coalition created the “Keep Your Focus” marijuana awareness campaign, pioneered and steered by youth in conjunction with a marketing company partnership. “This project was very much youth-driven. They felt there was … Continue reading

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New WA. State Distracted Driving Laws go into effect July 23, 2017

Our SJIPC Chair and San Juan County Probation Officer, Brad Fincher, shares “Essentially the new infractions for distracted driving become more broadly defined to make it easier for law enforcement to write tickets and keep people safer out on our … Continue reading

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E-Cigarette Use Linked to Greater Risk of Subsequent Cigarette Smoking in Youth

                 CADCA                E-Cigarette Use Linked to Greater Risk of Subsequent Cigarette Smoking in Youth E-cigarette use has risen among teens since the product was introduced to … Continue reading

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Project Grad Night 2017 – Soars to New Heights

Project Grad Night takes off and offers our graduating seniors a night to remember. The idea is to provide a fun-filled evening, without drugs or alcohol involved, as a way to promote celebrating life’s milestones without feeling like you have … Continue reading

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ROCK SOLID Youth Win GRAND PRIZE at WA State Prevention-Spring Youth Forum 2017

Zach Fincher shares a little information about his Community Project at FHES and how it led to their opportunity to present at the State level in Prevention.  “Last year, at the WA. State Prevention Summit, we learned about Tucker the … Continue reading

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Marijuana Use and School Performance

Marijuana use increases risk of academic problems. Marijuana’s effect on learning, memory and motivation can lead to difficulties in school. Help youth choose health and let their brain continue to develop for their best outcomes. The adolescent brain continues to … Continue reading

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Tobacco and Environmental Strategies to Reduce Smoking

Oklahoma Cigarette Price Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Jun. 1 2017   WASHINGTON, DC – The $1.50-per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes that Gov. Mary … Continue reading

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Tobacco and Health

Prevent Tobacco Use High rates of smoking in the United States expose more than 88 million people to secondhand smoke on a regular basis. Despite all the evidence detailing the dangers of tobacco use, teens and young adults continue to … Continue reading

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13 Reasons Why…Not. Teen Suicide Support from FHMS Counselor

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