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Proposition 64 Advisory Group

CCR is proud to announce that Joe Eberstein, Program Manager for the San Diego County Marijuana Prevention Initiative will be a member of the Proposition 64 Advisory group through the Dept. of Health Care Services. The purpose of the Prop 64 Advisory Group is to share emerging trends in youth substance use, make recommendations to DHCS on best practices for youth substance prevention, and provide feedback on YEPEITA-funded program assessment, implementation and evaluation.

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MPI at OCENA Educational Conference - Orange County

MPI will be particiapting in the 2019 OCENA Educational Conference. The Orange County Emergency Nurses Association (OCENA) conference will be on August 6th at Children's Hospital in Orange County. Attendees will be discussing a range of topics including youth substance use. This will be the second year MPI has partnered with the ENA Orange Coast chapter.

To view the ENA Orange Coast Chapter website click here.

 

Registration is now open for the Western State Marijuana Summit and Opioid Summit from Nov 5-8 in "Sunny San Diego"!

Registration is now open for the 2019 Western State Marijuana and Opioid Summits being held from Nov 5-8, 2019. The location will be at the beautiful, Westin San Diego. Experts in the field of substance use prevention, treatment, research, health, policy and Law Enforcement will be discussing strategies to combat drug use and abuse.

 For registritration details click here.

 

 

Local party hosts be warned: providing marijuana to anyone under 21 can get you busted

Deputies found more than 100 party-goers at the bash shortly before midnight June 27, the Sheriff’s Department said. Many were under 21. Several had been drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana.

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Hash oil: What it is, why it’s dangerous

SAN DIEGO — A growing threat of illegal hash oil labs continues to be a problem in San Diego. Multiple accidents have already destroyed local homes and caused severe injuries.

Now, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office are stepping up and offering in-depth Hash and Oil Lab training.

Since May 5, 2019, DEA has dismantled eight hash oil laboratories in San Diego County; two of which resulted in explosions sending multiple people to the hospital with severe burns.

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