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Please click HERE for details. In brief, the topics covered are: September 11 at noon – Pot Problems in Colorado September 13 at noon – Marijuana’s Hidden Price September 13th at 2PM – Driving While High September 25th at noon – “If It’s Legal, Why Test?” Addressing the Marijuana Bully in … Continue reading
Gamblers could place bets on college students and professional athletes throughout the game on cell phones, computers, or electronic devices at home, school, or work. Access to sporting events worldwide 24 hours a day using apps or websites makes gambling just a click away and fuels gambling addiction. Legalizing sports gambling will not eliminate illegal gambling. … Continue reading
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Legalization of marijuana has ramifications beyond the individual’s decision to smoke an occasional joint. Several considerations contradict the argument for legalization. Economic Disaster Most simply, it is argued that legalization would eliminate criminal problems. The state would collect its sales tax, and marijuana users would be happy. However, as with … Continue reading
More than a dozen people who used fentanyl, either alone or in combination with stimulants, have suffered severe memory loss, researchers from West Virginia University report. These cases involved severe short-term memory loss, HealthDay reports. Imaging scans revealed the patients had lesions on the hippocampus, a region of the brain associated with … Continue reading
Herald&Review, May 23, 2017: Passing the Illinois Senate on May 17 and pending in the House, Senate Bill 7 would authorize a Chicago Casino Development Authority (CCDA) as a government unto itself via a “perpetual” license with all owned or “leased” property tax exempt. CCDA is legislatively designed to be … Continue reading
No, the state has more than enough gambling! by Anita Bedell You might think the state would be flush with money from all of the gambling that has been legalized: lottery, Internet lottery, casinos, video gambling, horse racing, off-track betting parlors, advance deposit wagering (Internet gambling on horse racing), and … Continue reading
April is Alcohol Awareness Month! All Illinois students in grades 6 – 12 are invited to participate in the 23rd Annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest. Participation Guidelines Did You Know – great information to share with students about how alcohol harms an adolescent brain Educating youth on the dangers of alcohol is … Continue reading