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Mapping Marijuana Leadership Forum 2017
February 2, 2017Mapping Marijuana is a Community Planning Compass for Youth Health & Safety. It is a guide for Policymakers and looks at how our communities might change in regards to these sectors: Neighborhoods, Businesses, Schools, Public Safety, Healthcare,...
Marijuana: What Future Do You See? Marijuana Conference 2016
September 28, 2016MARIJUANA CONFERENCE 2016 POLICY CHANGE AND PROTECTING YOUTH This conference offered treatment providers, policy makers, law enforcement officials, and the general public the latest information on marijuana and its impact on the developing...
California's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (CURES) Media Event
May 18, 2016Plane of Pills Media Event To earn media attention and spread the word about the epidemic of painkiller overdoses, the Ventura County Rx Abuse & Heroin Workgroup hosted a press event to unveil the Plane of Pills campaign. Featuring concerns by the...
Understanding Legal Marijuana, Strategies from Ground Zero
April 29, 2016Featuring Colorado attorney and former prosecutor Chris Halsor
Mapping Marijuana Leadership Forum 2016
January 7, 2016Mapping Marijuana is a Community Planning Compass for Youth Health & Safety. It is a guide for Policymakers and looks at how our communities might change in regards to these sectors: Neighborhoods, Businesses, Schools, Public Safety,...
Pillar of Prevention Award 2015: Danny Trejo, Actor/Producer
September 21, 2015“Everything good that has happened to me has happened as a direct result of helping someone else.” - Danny Trejo Mark Varela, Director/Chief Probation Officer, Ventura County Probation Agency; Patrick Zarate, Division Manager, VCBH,...
WEEDUI Ventura County Drugged Driving Summit
September 17, 2015The WEEDUI Summit is a "Call to Action" for Ventura County to reduce DUIs by providing information needed to change attitudes, behaviors, and social norms around driving under the influence of drugs. The Summit featured state and local...
Ventura County Safe Prescribing
February 11, 2015Dr. Julia Feig, Dr. Celia Woods, Dr. Neil Canby, Dr. Carlo Reyes, Dr. Anthony H. Ho, Dr. Thomas Duncan, Dr. Marty Ehrlich Hospitals Unite on New Pain Medications Policy - Collaboration to Counter Drug Abuse, Improve Emergency Department Care Safe...