Indiana Law Has Helped Decrease Synthetic Drug Overdoses Indiana Law Has Helped Decrease Synthetic Drug Overdoses

Indiana Law Has Helped Decrease Synthetic Drug Overdoses

  • July 19, 2013 9:37 am
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(via cadca.com Coalitions Online 7/18-2013) News reports show that Indiana’s law banning synthetic drugs is making an impact, with synthetic drug overdoses down by 86 percent since the law took effect. Indiana Public Media reports that state lawmakers passed the first ban on synthetic drugs in 2011. Since that time, according to the Indiana Poison Center, […]

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Michigan Coalition Helps Local Schools Go Tobacco Free Michigan Coalition Helps Local Schools Go Tobacco Free

Michigan Coalition Helps Local Schools Go Tobacco Free

  • July 19, 2013 9:22 am
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(via cadca.com Coalitions Online 7/18/2013) Restaurants and businesses may have smoke-free policies but are your local schools smoke- or tobacco-free? As the Jackson County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (JCSAPC) in Michigan discovered, just because your state has a smoke-free law in place doesn’t mean all schools do. Just like many other states, Michigan has a smoke-free air […]

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Forum about Pseudoephedrine Resolution Forum about Pseudoephedrine Resolution

Forum about Pseudoephedrine Resolution

  • July 16, 2013 8:34 am
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The Martin Police Department and the Weakley County Prevention Coalition have set up a public forum on Monday July the 23rd to discuss the upcoming resolution proposing to make pseudoephedrine based medications only available by prescription. The forum will be from seven until nine on the 23rd in the Watkins Auditorium in the UT Martin […]

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Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

  • June 6, 2013 10:46 am
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As legalized marijuana appears in an increasing number of American homes, so too does evidence of a dark side: accidental ingestion of pot and pot-infused food by young children. The results can be frightening to such children, who often suffer anxiety attacks when they start to feel unexpected symptoms of being high: hallucinations, dizziness, altered […]

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Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

By RANDY CAVIN Press Sports MARTIN — The messages were different, but the meaning was the same. Two well-known athletes spoke to 100 Martin Middle eighth-graders and 150 Martin Elementary fifth-graders at the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation on Friday at the Martin Middle School. Former Green Bay Packers and now retired offensive tackle […]

May 23, 2013 9:31

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Forum about Pseudoephedrine Resolution

Forum about Pseudoephedrine Resolution

The Martin Police Department and the Weakley County Prevention Coalition have set up a public forum on Monday July the 23rd to discuss the upcoming resolution proposing to make pseudoephedrine based medications only available by prescription. The forum will be from seven until nine on the 23rd in the Watkins Auditorium in the UT Martin […]

Jul 16, 2013 8:34

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Michigan Coalition Helps Local Schools Go Tobacco Free

Michigan Coalition Helps Local Schools Go Tobacco Free

(via cadca.com Coalitions Online 7/18/2013) Restaurants and businesses may have smoke-free policies but are your local schools smoke- or tobacco-free? As the Jackson County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (JCSAPC) in Michigan discovered, just because your state has a smoke-free law in place doesn’t mean all schools do. Just like many other states, Michigan has a smoke-free air […]

Jul 19, 2013 9:22

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Indiana Law Has Helped Decrease Synthetic Drug Overdoses

Indiana Law Has Helped Decrease Synthetic Drug Overdoses

(via cadca.com Coalitions Online 7/18-2013) News reports show that Indiana’s law banning synthetic drugs is making an impact, with synthetic drug overdoses down by 86 percent since the law took effect. Indiana Public Media reports that state lawmakers passed the first ban on synthetic drugs in 2011. Since that time, according to the Indiana Poison Center, […]

Jul 19, 2013 9:37

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Indiana Law Has Helped Decrease Synthetic Drug Overdoses

Indiana Law Has Helped Decrease Synthetic Drug Overdoses

(via cadca.com Coalitions Online 7/18-2013) News reports show that Indiana’s law banning synthetic drugs is making an impact, with synthetic drug overdoses down by 86 percent since the law took effect. Indiana Public Media reports that state lawmakers passed the first ban on synthetic drugs in 2011. Since that time, according to the Indiana Poison Center, […]

Michigan Coalition Helps Local Schools Go Tobacco Free

Michigan Coalition Helps Local Schools Go Tobacco Free

(via cadca.com Coalitions Online 7/18/2013) Restaurants and businesses may have smoke-free policies but are your local schools smoke- or tobacco-free? As the Jackson County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (JCSAPC) in Michigan discovered, just because your state has a smoke-free law in place doesn’t mean all schools do. Just like many other states, Michigan has a smoke-free air […]

Forum about Pseudoephedrine Resolution

Forum about Pseudoephedrine Resolution

The Martin Police Department and the Weakley County Prevention Coalition have set up a public forum on Monday July the 23rd to discuss the upcoming resolution proposing to make pseudoephedrine based medications only available by prescription. The forum will be from seven until nine on the 23rd in the Watkins Auditorium in the UT Martin […]

Legalization of Marijuana Presents Driving Issues in Colorado

Legalization of Marijuana Presents Driving Issues in Colorado

DENVER — With the recreational use of marijuana now legal in Colorado, officers who patrol the state’s roads face a new set of challenges. Though smoking or possessing small amounts of cannabis is no longer breaking the law, anyone who drives while impaired is still subject to arrest. Which raises a knotty question: How many […]

Depressed teens mostly struggle alone

Depressed teens mostly struggle alone

Some 2 million Americans adolescents experienced a bout of [depression] last year, but only about a third of them got any help in dealing with the sadness, irritability,  anxiety, guilt and loss of interest and energy that are the hallmarks of such episodes, a report says. The new findings, tallied by the federal government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]

Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

Cases of children accidentally ingesting pot on rise, study says

As legalized marijuana appears in an increasing number of American homes, so too does evidence of a dark side: accidental ingestion of pot and pot-infused food by young children. The results can be frightening to such children, who often suffer anxiety attacks when they start to feel unexpected symptoms of being high: hallucinations, dizziness, altered […]

Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

Clifton, Butler tell kids to say ‘no’

By RANDY CAVIN Press Sports MARTIN — The messages were different, but the meaning was the same. Two well-known athletes spoke to 100 Martin Middle eighth-graders and 150 Martin Elementary fifth-graders at the D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduation on Friday at the Martin Middle School. Former Green Bay Packers and now retired offensive tackle […]

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Check Points (Weakley County)

This weekend, all West Tennessee Law Enforcement agencies will be increasing enforcement efforts in a program called “Hands across the Border” Sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols will be conducted Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th between the hours of 6pm and 3am Officers will concentrate their enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from the […]