Plan For Recreational Pot Sale In Unincorporated Areas Fails

A county supervisor's proposal to allow recreational cannabis products to be sold in unincorporated areas failed to advance Wednesday, after no other board member supported it.

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What you need to know about CBD

The buzz around CBD is at an all-time high. CBD, or cannabis-based products, are hailed by devotees as natural cure-alls for all sorts of health conditions — everything from chronic pain to anxiety, insomnia, and more. And the number of products you can get your hands on feels like it grows more and more every day. There are CBD beauty products, CBD foods, CBD drinks, CBD pills, and even CBD pet products.

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Marijuana Legalization and Youth Marijuana, Alcohol, and Cigarette Use and Norms

study recently released by the University of Washington finds that marijuana legalization and commercialization may have begun a reversal of previous downward trends in teen marijuana use. The study, which followed 230 teens and young adults, found that young people may be more likely to use marijuana after commercialization, due to normalization as a result of the over-saturation of stores, advertisements, and rapidly rising adult use of the drug.

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Let's Talk to the Doctor about Preventing Opioid Addiction

MHS North Inland Substance Use Prevention would like to invite you to our upcoming online event with former Medical Officer of the White House Dr. Roneet Lev. Dr. Roneet Lev will be available for a Live Q&A. On the flyer there is a link to RSVP for this event on July 22nd, please RSVP to receive the link for the event. Feel free to extend this invitation to any community members or community partners. Looking forward to seeing you online.

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Vaping Death in San Diego Raises Questions About Pot Use During Pandemic

As San Diego County begins to open up from the COVID-19 pandemic, questions regarding other public health dangers also warrant a closer look. On May 24, a San Diego woman reportedly died from a vaping-related lung injury known as EVALI (E-cig Vaping Associated Lung Injury). She is the fourth local victim of EVALI to be diagnosed during the pandemic.

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