Marijuana And The Brain

Marijuana and the Brain Marijuana effects many different parts of the brain, which causes ​short term and long term effects.  Short Term Effects The short term effects of marijuana can differ depending on how you are using the drug. When smoking or inhaling marijuana, the effects will hit within about 5-10 minutes. Edibles will begin…

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The Environmental Effects

Marijuana And It’s Effects On Our Environment The legalization of marijuana it is mostly centered around heath factors, taxes, economy, crime rates, dispensaries, legislation, MONEY and so on… It is very uncommon to hear about the environmental effects growing marijuana has on our environment.  Electricity Marijuana Plants most specifically indoor grown marijuana plants, use massive…

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Rx Drug Round Up – Oct 2016

October Rx Round Up An Overwhelming Success! Record Breaking Numbers of Rx Drugs Turned In! The Fallon Police Department, in conjunction with the Churchill Community Coalition and the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office, participated in the National “Prescription Drug Take Back Program.”  A total of 13 boxes of prescription medications were collected, yielding a total weight…

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Churchill Community Coalition Recognizes Champions in our Community

Community Champions Every July, the Churchill Community Coalition awards Community Champions for their contributions to Churchill County. Each awardee is nominated by a Coalition Member and are voted on by all the members. This Year’s Community Champions are: ​ ​Stephanie Hanks – Organizer of the Community Christmas Eve Dinner- Held this past December, the dinner was…

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Rx Drug Round Up – April 2016

The Prescription Drug Round Up is ​April 30th from 10am-2 pm in the CVS Parking Lot The Prescription Drug (Rx) Round Up is to be held on April 30th from 10 am-2 pm in the parking lot of CVS. The collection is strictly No Questions Asked,  and accepts all types of medications; pills, patches, and…

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S.T.O.P. YOUTH PRESENTATION AT NUMA ELEMENTARY 

STOP Youth Presentation at NUMA Elementary The Churchill Community Coalition staff and the High School Organization, Students Taking On Prevention (S.T.O.P.) Presented to 60 youth at Numa Elementary School on Wednesday Feb. 10, educating them about the dangers of substance abuse. The students led an interactive educational training to Numa students teaching them about the…

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Free Fallon Family Fun Day 2015

Free Fallon Family Fun Day Supporting Healthy Family Activities Sponsored By: New Frontier Treatment Center & Churchill Community Coalition    When: September 19, 2015 8am-4pm Location: Venturacci Park   5K Color Blast Walk/ Run: Pre-Registration (By Sept. 9th) -$20 per person Groups of 4 or more –  $15 Per person After Sept 9th – $25…

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2015 CCC Drug Darkness Event A Success

Drug Darkness Community Forum – 2015 Nearly one hundred and fifty community members attended the Churchill Community Coalition’s Drug Darkness Community Forum this past Thursday, May 21, 2015, held at the Fallon Convention Center. The event included presentations, vendors, information on local trends and education for parents and teens about drugs and alcohol abuse. Presentations…

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