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The 4th major report on the legalization impact of marijuana on Colorado.

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD THE REPORT (PDF).

“Alcohol has been the number one substance involved in teen suicide, to have marijuana replace alcohol as the leading substance, is very alarming.

“How many more “firsts” do we need to see before we see the hand writing on the wall. In some areas of the states that have changed their marijuana laws according to documentation marijuana is more involved in road side checks, crashes, fatalities, than alcohol. Monitoring the future has reported for the last several years more seniors are smoking pot than tobacco.”

– Editor, Parents Opposed to Pot

KARE Donation to MaxFund Animal Adoption Center

KARE Donation to MaxFund Animal Adoption Center

Thank you so much for the generous donation to the MaxFund Animal Adoption Center. This donation will help make it possible for us to continue to treat and find loving homes for the ever-increasing number of injured and homeless animals in our society. Because of the...

3 Big Prevention Ideas to Keep Young People Safe and Healthy

3 Big Prevention Ideas to Keep Young People Safe and Healthy

Navigating teen life while confronted with current issues like vaping, teen suicide, social media bullying, and illicit drugs, including today’s opioid epidemic, mean young people today must make critical choices at an early age. The hopeful news is communities that...

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead. The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting...

D.A.R.E. Program Graduates More Than 170 Craig Students

D.A.R.E. Program Graduates More Than 170 Craig Students

CRAIG — When they graduated the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program Thursday morning, fifth-grade students from all six area elementary schools followed a tradition started in 1983 by Los Angles schools and police, but like the students, the D.A.R.E. program has...

D.A.R.E. Graduation Ceremony

D.A.R.E. Graduation Ceremony

Nearly 800 fifth-grade students from Pueblo County District 70 schools were honored today by Pueblo County Sheriff Kirk M. Taylor for completing the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E program. The Sheriff’s Office and District 70 hosted the D.A.R.E. graduation...

Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

Lessons Learned from the Opioid Epidemic: New Challenges and New Opportunities

The current storyline describing the national opioid epidemic is wrought with sensationalized, media-driven hyperbole and a scarcity of facts. We have described in great detail the increasing number of physicians prescribing pain medications, the lack of limitations related to this practice, and the lack of continuing education regarding risk versus benefit of prescribing opioid medications.

182 Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. in Craig

182 Students Graduate from D.A.R.E. in Craig

The annual D.A.R.E. celebration honored 182 fifth-grade students for successful completion of the program. This year, the program included Calvary Baptist students, making it one of the biggest graduations yet.

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