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Community Coalitions of Virginia is Virginia’s state coalition uniting community  prevention coalitions throughout the Commonwealth. We represents local groups of parents, prevention specialists, recovery/treatment specialists, businesses, law enforcement and government officials, educators, faith based groups, media outlets, and healthcare and youth serving organizations.

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Response to ICSDP Report on Cannabis: UF Drug Policy Institute

 University of Florida Drug Policy Institute Joins Senior Researchers at Harvard, Boston Children’s Hospital, University of Texas, and Others in Responding to Latest Claims by the International Centre for Science in Drug Policy A team of researchers from the UF Drug Policy Institute, Harvard University, and other institutions authored a lengthy response to a recent monograph written by the … Continue reading Response to ICSDP Report on Cannabis: UF Drug Policy Institute

The Marijuana Report

Colorado SAM Chronicles Increasing  Pushback to State’s Marijuana Legalization In its latest newsletter, Colorado SAM, the state affiliate of national SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), reports on citizens’ increasing dissatisfaction with the negative impact of legalization on local communities. In addition, there is substantial pushback to the marijuana industry’s deceptive behavior. The folks who wrote … Continue reading The Marijuana Report

Can THC help PTSD? Read more and see why it can’t.

The Gazette Op/Ed — Sunday, July 12, 2015 For every military veteran appearing in a Colorado public meeting to advocate for the right to use marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, mental health professionals throughout Colorado estimate they’ve worked with thousands whose pot use made their PTSD — and their lives in general — much … Continue reading Can THC help PTSD? Read more and see why it can’t.

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