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Talking to Kids About Marijuana: Tips for Parents

| June 19, 2015

(Adapted from the “Marijuana Talk Kit” – Partnership for Drug-Free Kids at www.drugfree.org) It can be hard to talk to your kids about marijuana. As our landscape around marijuana changes in Oregon many parents have questions about how to talk to their kids about the drug in a simple and clear way. As a parent, […]

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Marijuana Laws in Oregon

| February 10, 2015
Marijuana Laws in Oregon

Beginning on July 1, 2015, Measure 91 will allow the personal use and possession of marijuana under Oregon law for people who are 21 years of age and older. However, many things in our current marijuana laws will remain illegal for any person. It is important to be aware of Oregon’s changing laws around marijuana. Below […]

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Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

| February 10, 2015
Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

It is strongly recommended that pregnant women as well as their partners do not use marijuana, tobacco, alcohol or any other drug due to possibility of impacting the healthy development of the baby. Research suggests that THC, one of the main chemicals in marijuana, can pass from the mother to the developing fetus through the placenta. Additionally, smoking […]

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iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

| June 10, 2014
iHost Campaign: Do You Know Your Party Hosting Duties?

Lane County Public Health teamed up with the University of Oregon to launch the iHost Responsible Parties campaign. iHost is a movement to educate young adults on how to host responsible parties in Lane County. Did you know? The Lane County Social Host Ordinance and City of Eugene’s Ordinance on Unruly Gatherings holds party hosts and […]

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