Reasons to Oppose Marijuana Businesses

A craft grower may process cannabis, cannabis concentrates (vape cartridges, wax), and cannabis-infused products (gummy bears, candy, brownies, etc.).  https://www.wikileaf.com/thestash/cannabis-extraction/ In the 33 states where the drug is legal for medical or recreational use, at least 10 fires or explosions have occurred in the past five years at facilities that extract … Continue reading

Action plan to protect your municipality and county

 Contact your Mayor, Village Trustees, Aldermen, and ask them to support an ordinance to prohibit a marijuana dispensary and marijuana businesses.  Sample ordinance Talk with churches/pastoral associations, local law enforcement, doctors, counselors, fire chief and emergency personnel, teachers, school administrators, activists, and others in the community and ask them to … Continue reading

Implement Voluntary Self Exclusion for Problem Gamblers in Illinois

Sign a petition to give problem gamblers in Illinois the option to voluntarily self-exclude from non-casino slots. Taken from the change.org petition to the Illinois Gaming Board: Problem gamblers are left at a loss with the explosion of non -casino Slots. Slot machines are referred to as “Electronic Morphine” and … Continue reading

How to Talk with Your Son or Daughter about Vaping

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has compiled a guide for parents about how to talk to their children about vaping. Visit the Partnership for Drug-Free Kid’s website to view the guide or download the guide here: What-You-Need-to-Know-and-How-to-Talk-to-Your-Kids-About-Vaping-Guide-Partnership-for-Drug-Free-Kids

2020 Poster Contest

April is Alcohol Awareness Month! All Illinois students in grades 6 – 12 are invited to participate in the 25th Annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. Poster Contest Guidelines “Did You Know” – great information to share with students about how alcohol harms an adolescent brain Educating youth on the dangers of alcohol … Continue reading