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
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
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
Weed use is taking off as more states move to legalize it. And with all the buzz over medical marijuana, it’s starting to gain an aura of healthfulness. But there are some serious health risks associated with frequent use. One of the more troubling ones is the risk of having … Continue reading
How much harm to human health does alcohol really do? Any what are some strategies to limit or reduce the harmful use of alcohol? Take a look at this infographic from the World Health Organization (2018).