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November Power of Choice Newsletter

Reported by on 11/6/17

Parents of High School Students:
As changes in state laws have occurred, so do perceptions and opinions about marijuana. Read important trends in potency, edibles, and number of local teens avoiding versus using marijuana. Illinois law updates, along with facts on risks of teenage use featured in this month’s Newsletter: Marijuana 101. Learn about how using marijuana impairs safety, whether getting behind the wheel, or riding in a vehicle with an affected driver. Further insights are provided in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data from Colorado since marijuana legalization. No need to feel overwhelmed, this month’s realistic tips for parents provide ideas to help prevent marijuana use by teens.

The Power of Choice is a collaborative project led by 360 Youth Services in District 204 and District 203 middle and high schools increasing the number of students making healthy choices regarding substance use.

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