March 30, 2018

Colorado continues to see marijuana-involved traffic crashes that result in serious consequences. 

For years, CDOT and its partners have worked to educate the public about the dangers of driving high and provide marijuana consumers with information on how to stay safe,...

March 26, 2018

Nora Volkow, MD, is director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. She writes a blog on NIDA’s website about marijuana research. Her latest entry explains why we call addiction a brain disorder.
 
In the 1980s, as a young scientist she and her colleagues pioneered u...

March 23, 2018

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is a nonprofit that supports families that are struggling with their child's substance use.  They have numerous resources, including the following blog posts for parents and other caring adults.  

March 19, 2018

The final tally is in, and law enforcement statewide arrested 424 impaired drivers over the three-day St. Patrick's Day weekend, an increase of 28 percent over last year, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Office of Traffic Safety said.

The 424 arrests made bet...

March 14, 2018

Technology can sometimes be both a curse and a blessing. One piece of technology that seems to be delivering good results is the ignition interlock.

The ignition interlock is a cell phone-sized device that connects to the ignition system of an automobile. Any vehicle wi...

March 13, 2018

Free Rides. Lucky You.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day responsibly and get a free ride!

On March 17, Metro Transit customers can ride free from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. on all Metro Transit routes – buses and light rail. No fare, no coupons; simply hop on and take a seat for free....

March 10, 2018

21 percent of high school juniors in 2016 reported use of pot within the past 30 days, despite many misunderstandings

Do you recall seeing the “Talk Early, Talk Often” campaign throughout the last year? This campaign is organized by the Sherburne County SUP Coalition in...

March 9, 2018

is a student-led campaign that highlights the majority of students that do not use alcohol or other drugs.  Many students perceive that more of their classmates are drinking than what is actually occurring.


Students who think other students in their school drink monthl...

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