We have developed this campaign to provide parents and families facts about marijuana and it’s consequences that you may not find anywhere else. We want to empower parents in our community to prevent youth from experimenting with marijuana, despite the mixed signals they may be receiving through the media and pro-marijuana efforts.
MARIJUANA NORMALIZATION WILL INCREASE TEEN USE
Let’s put our energy into keeping our kids clean.
Source: National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2010 & 2013
MARIJUANA WEAKENS TEEN ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
Marijuana takes our kids out of the competition.
1. Source: ESPN - http://espn.go.com/special/s/drugsandsports/mari.html
2. Source: Marijuana and Sports - Research Brief from the University of Washington Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute
3. Source: Marijuana and Athletic Performance – Washington State University Alcohol & Drug Counseling, Assessment, & Prevention Services
MARIJUANA DISRUPTS DEVELOPMENT OF THE TEEN BRAIN
The outcomes of teen marijuana use are unpredictable.
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
MARIJUANA DERAILS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
Studying, homework, tests and grades are all jeopardized by marijuana.
1. Source: Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Tracking Area 2014 Report
2. Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
MARIJUANA AND KIDS ARE A TOXIC MIX
The potency of today’s marijuana makes it more dangerous than ever.
Source: Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Tracking Area 2014 Report
MARIJUANA CAN KILL
Marijuana impairs driving and increases the risk for crash-related fatalities.
1. Source: Wyoming Criminal Intelligence Analysis Center, 2014
2. Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse, O’Malley & Johnston, 2013
3. Source: HIDTA
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