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VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RELEASES SCATHING REPORT ON MARIJUANA’S HEALTH IMPACTS AS LEGISLATURE MULLS LEGALIZATION – PREDICTS 12th GRADE MARIJUANA USE TO INCREASE BY 10% IF VERMONT LEGALIZED MARIJUANA

Press Release by Smart Approaches to Marijuana:The report also predicts a near 30% increase in emergency room visits due to marijuana if the state legalizes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 12, 2015 Contact: Jeffrey Zinsmeisterjeff@learnaboutsam.org+1 (415) 680-3993 [MONTPELIER, VT] – Today the Vermont Department of Health released a grim report on marijuana, Health Impact Assessment: Marijuana Regulation in Vermont, outlining…

Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths — United States, 2000–2014

January 1, 2016 / 64(50);1378-82Rose A. Rudd, MSPH1; Noah Aleshire, JD1; Jon E. Zibbell, PhD1; R. Matthew Gladden, PhD1On December 18, this report was posted as an MMWR Early Release on the MMWR website (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr).  The Center for Disease Control has released a report on the increased Drug and Opioid Deaths in the United States. Overdose and death from Opioid medications has…

Suspect in Strip crash that killed 1, injured dozens tests positive for marijuana 

Via The Las Vegas Review JournalBy Wesley Juhl and David FerraraLas Vegas Review-Journal​Click Link For Full Article:http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/suspect-strip-crash-killed-1-injured-dozens-tests-positive-marijuana

Driver in Fatal Las Vegas Strip Crash tested positive for Mairjuana

See the Full Article below By :Caroline Bleakley | cbleakley@8newsnow.com Published 12/30 2015 09:39AM Updated 12/30 2015 10:07AM Reporting for 8 News Now Las Vegas ​http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/driver-in-fatal-strip-crash-tested-postiive-for-marijuana

Young man leaps to death after eating pot-laced cookie

Via USATODAYArticle by Sadie Gurman, Associated Press 5:36 p.m.​EDT April 2, 2014 See the Full Article Below…http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/02/marijuana-pot-edible-death-colorado-denver/7220685/

More Kids Accidentally Ingesting Marijuana

An Article From Time Magazine – OnlineBy Bonnie Rochman @brochman May 28, 2013“More Kids Accidentally Ingesting Marijuana Following New Drug Policies, Thanks to more relaxed laws for medical marijuana users — and with the first states legalizing recreational pot — Junior may be more likely to ingest marijuana in dangerously high doses.”http://healthland.time.com/2013/05/28/more-kids-accidentally-ingesting-marijuana-following-new-drug-policies/​

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MYTH  VS  FACT​ >>>>> MYTH <<<<< ​>>>>> FACT <<<<< Marijuana is not addictive​ ​ Marijuana is Natural, therefore it is safe ​ Legalizing Marijuana Will Reduce Crime ​​​ ​ You Cannot Overdose On Marijuana Marijuana is Medicine I smoked Marijuana and I am fine, why should I worry about today’s kids using it? ​ ​​​ ​ ​ Marijuana is…

Child Abuse Prevention Month T-Shirt Contest

Child Abuse Prevention Month T-Shirt Contest Create a Design and email your submission to Preventchildabusenevada@univ.org All Submissions Due by December 4th 

Soroptimst Upcoming Events! 

Soroptimst 3rd Annual Quarter Auction Tomorrow Nov. 14, 2015Appetizers and NON-Hosted Bar – 6 pm Auction – 7 pm  3rd annual Quarter Auction- To Benefit Fallon Youth Club and Anti-Bullying Efforts in Churchill County Scholarships for Local Women! 

Downtown Merchants Association Maine Street SPOOKtacular!

Be sure to stop and check out the Downtown Merchants Association’s 7th annual Maine Street SPOOKtacular and Nevada Day Celebration!!  ​Oct. 31st  From 4-7 pm on Maine Street Lots of Fun for the WHOLE FAMILY! Food, Family, Candy and Games!