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Background information dealing with the Supreme Court's recent ruling on medicinal marijuana can be found here.

We shall develop position papers in the next few months on some of the following topics:

ALCOHOL

  1. Amount in each serving of beer, wine, wine cooler, and whiskey.
  2. Its effects on the brain
  3. FAS/FAE
  4. The safe choice - total abstinence
  5. Alcohol #1 Drug Problem

TOBACCO

  1. Effects of smoking and chewing (snuff).
  2. Our awareness of this problem since 1875.

ILLEGAL DRUGS

  1. Hemp
  2. Crack cocaine
  3. Methamphetamine
  4. Anabolic steroids
  5. Inhalants

GAMBLING - Our awareness of this problem goes back over 100 years.

PORNOGRAPHY -Enlisting the support of parents and the community to define and eliminate this problem.

WEBSITES
The following websites offer factual, accurate information on drugs.
Beer Soaks America
http://www.beersoaksamerica.org/

CASA (Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse) http://www.casacolumbia.org/

Center for Science in the Public Interest
www.cspinet.org/booze

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CESAR)
http://www.cesar.umd.edu/

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
www.drugabuse.gov/ResearchReports

National Narcotic Officers Association
www.natlnarc.org

NIDA Notes
http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDA_Notes/

Northwest Center for Health & Safety
http://www.DrugandHealthinfo.org

Office of National Drug Control Policy
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov

What You Need to Know about Alcoholism/Substance Abuse
http://alcoholism.about.com/cs/brain/a/bljh031204.htm

 

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