"Makes you wonder what is happening? And we have seen the teen suicide rate going up across the country," Genen said.

In the past three years, teen suicide in Colorado rose from 12.9 to 20.4 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19, according to the report. Overall, that rate put Colorado as the sixth worst state.

Nationally, the teen suicide rate is up 25 percent. Colorado's 2019 rate is nearly double that nationwide, 20.4 compared to 10.5

Think marijuana and suicide aren't connected- Read the Truth

Marijuana's side-effects include slower reaction time, tunnel vision, impaired thought process, paranoia... does this sound safe?  Not only is it dangers for the driver but what about the innocent families on our roads!  Don't Drive STONED!

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Marijuana Task Force

Educate yourself and our community on th dangers of using marijuana.  We don't want to be like other states that are experiencing the consequences. 

Did you know Hillsborough students believe smoking marijuana is safer than smoking cigarettes?  Learn the truth and protect our children and families.  Addiction is a preventable disease.

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Website contains everything you need to know about the consequences and risks of using marijuana.  Articles, infographics, statistics, data, Colorado data, comparing alcohol and marijuana, research, studies and many educational ideas.

 

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Tell Your Children the Truth Marijuana, Parents book, literature
DFAF- The Truth about Marijuana DFAF The Truth About Marijuana - full version Addiction, Marijuana, Rx Drug, Video DFAF
Florida- Impaired driving

Driving high is driving impaired. When you are under the influence and choose to drive, your decision can affect countless people. You can hurt yourself. You can hurt others. And a DUI arrest can lead to serious legal and monetary consequences.

All Drug Information, Marijuana drugged, Impaired, drugged driving
Drive Baked Get Busted

Driving high is driving impaired.
You can hurt yourself. You can hurt others.
You can face serious legal and monetary
consequences as a result of a DUI arrest. 

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What You Need to Know About Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Marijuana use during pregnancy can be harmful to your baby’s health. The chemicals in marijuana (in particular, tetrahydrocannabinol or THC) pass through your system to your baby and can negatively affect your baby’s development.

Marijuana Pregnancy, CDC
Smart Colorado

Smart Colorado: Protecting youth from marijuana.

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The Marijuana Report.org

The Marijuana Report.Org is National Families in Action’s newest website. It aggregates stories about marijuana covered in the print and broadcast media. Stories are briefly summarized on the Home Page. Clicking “Read” at the end of each summary accesses the original article. Story summaries are organized under more than 50 categories. Clicking on any yellow category accesses all summaries published under that category. Pages across the top provide in-depth analyses of key issues (Reports, Commentary) and tools (Fact Sheets, Infographics, Tool Kits) to educate leaders about various aspects of this complex and poorly understood issue.

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NIDA – Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

Marijuana, Youth
National Families in Action

Excellent information on the cost of legalizing marijuana to employers.  Also, great resource for articles throughout the nation on impact of legalization and other topics of interest.  Based out of Georgia.

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What Parents should know about Marijuana Marijuana, Parents

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