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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) [Check out our interactive infographic] 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 […]

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Marijuana Laws in Oregon

| February 10, 2015
Marijuana Laws in Oregon

Oregon law allows for the personal use and possession of marijuana for people who are 21 years of age and older. However, there are proactive measures that users can take to keep our community safe. It is important to be aware of Oregon’s laws around marijuana. Lock it up. Monitor and securely store your marijuana. Monitor marijuana and keep it […]

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Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

| February 10, 2015
Marijuana Use, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

There is no known safe amount of marijuana use during pregnancy. 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. If you or your partner are using marijuana to treat a medical issue, […]

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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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