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  • [photo by Nill Turner, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Nill Turner, The Mountain Enterprise]

By Jill Turner, TME

Using cannabis? Lock it up!

The Mountain Communities Coalition Against Substance Abuse (McCASA) hopes to launch a direct mail “Tool Kits” postcard campaign soon. It will provide information on marijuana to the homes of local students. The government shutdown has caused delays with the required postage application. McCASA’s goal is to encourage all adults and parents to lock up their marijuana, medication and alcohol.

Anne Weber Burnaugh and Lisa Walter introduced the idea to place a Quick Response (QR) code on the postcards that, when scanned, will load an online video with related information. Well-known community members may be featured in these short video clips, such as El Tejon Unified School District Interim Superintendent and Frazier Mountain High School Principal Sara Haflich.

Burnaugh said the postcards and videos will…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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A McCASA task force is working on the postcard Tool Kit for Parents to encourage family discussions about the impact of cannabis on brain development in young people under 25 years of age.

McCASA helps to educate parents and youth about the impacts of substance abuse on the future of Mountain Community children reaching their potential and their goals.

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This is part of the January 25, 2019 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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