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New Marijuana E-Cig Appeals to Teens!

potThere’s a new, marijuana e-cigarette (on the market) called JuJu Joint! While they are only sold to adults in states where marijuana is legal and are expensive, teens may find them hard to resist. Why? JuJu Joints contain twice as much THC as regular marijuana joints so they’re a lot more potent. And they provide 150 hits. Talk about getting your money’s worth! They’re also easy to hide because they don’t give off any smoke or odor. So, teens can smoke them without fear of getting caught!

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Published on January 21, 2015 at 2:05 pm | | 0 Comments

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Smoking E-Cigarettes Can Hurt Your Kids!

ecigAre you a parent who smokes e-cigarettes? If so, parents beware! Young kids are being poisoned by coming into direct contact with e-cigarettes and their liquid nicotine refills! Whether you're smoking e-cigarettes as a means to quit smoking or to continue smoking without the dangers of secondhand smoke, you may want to consider quitting for good! There is no safe cigarette or e-cigarette...!


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Published on January 21, 2015 at 1:51 pm | | 0 Comments

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Pure Powdered Caffeine Can Kill!

caffIngesting Pure Powdered Caffeine to Get High Can Be deadly! At least two individuals have died after having consumed the product. Symptoms include rapid or dangerously erratic heartbeat; seizures; vomiting and diarrhea; stupor and disorientation; and death. One teaspoon of pure caffeine is equal to 25 cups of coffee so it’s no wonder…

 

 

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Published on January 8, 2015 at 7:32 pm | | 0 Comments

Secondhand Smoke Causes Workplace Illness!

shsSECONDHAND SMOKE FACT: Secondhand smoke in the workplace has been linked to heart disease & lung cancer among non-smokers. Smoke-free policies are the only way to prevent exposure at work. Separating smokers from non-smokers, cleaning the air & ventilation cannot prevent exposure. Smoking restrictions encourage smokers to smoke less or quit….

 

 

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Published on January 6, 2015 at 7:24 pm | | 0 Comments

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Decline in Teen Smoking?!

riaWhile there was a slight decline in the rate of teen smoking in 2013, 22.7% of teens smoke marijuana and 16.3% smoke cigarettes.…!

 

 

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Published on January 6, 2015 at 5:27 pm | | 0 Comments

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National Drug Facts Week Shatters Teen Myths About Drugs!

ndfdThis year, "National Drug Facts Week" will be held from Monday-Sunday, January 26 thru February 1, 2015. "Drug Facts Week" is an annual event designed to encourage teens to get the hard facts about drug abuse and to test their knowledge by taking an interactive “National Drug IQ Challenge Quiz”...!

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Published on January 6, 2015 at 3:18 pm | | 0 Comments

Filed under meth, synthetic drugs, esctasy, energy drinks, heroin, cocaine, prevention, drugs, prevention topics, events, calendar, blog, parents, youth, opiates, tobacco, alcohol, prescription drugs, street drugs, marijuana

Parents Can Keep Teens Drug-Free!

riaWhile some parents may feel it's beyond their ability to prevent their teens from using alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs if they are determined to do so but two national surveys prove otherwise. There are some tips to help parents keep teens drug-free...

 


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Published on December 3, 2014 at 6:20 pm | | 0 Comments

Filed under meth, synthetic drugs, esctasy, energy drinks, cocaine, prevention, drugs, blog, parents, youth, tobacco, alcohol, prescription drugs, street drugs, marijuana

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E-Cigarettes, the New Cool Cigarette?!

blog-rssHave you seen the new commercials for a new brand of e-cigarettes? These commercials make e-cigs look like a newer, hipper, cooler cigarette – they even feature a well-known, laidback, cool, Hollywood actor. They promote smoking e-cigs as a way for smokers, who would still be smoking regular cigarettes if not for smoking bans at work; in restaurants; and other public places, to “re-assert their freedom” to smoke in public...

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Published on December 4, 2014 at 2:23 pm | | 0 Comments

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Community Events Calendar

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Click here for GFP-related and other community events; parenting workshops; and national drug prevention dates of interest.

Published on January 2, 2014 at 5:50 pm | | 0 Comments

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General Prevention Newsletters!

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Published on December 20, 2013 at 6:07 pm | | 1 Comment

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