Needham Community Council and Domestic Violence Action Committee (DVAC) hosted a fashion show to raise money and awareness for domestic violence in the Needham community.
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Needham Public Health Department sends a primer for parents on today's marijuana for what they may need to know about the drug.
The following was sent by the Needham Public Health Department MODERN DAY MARIJUANA 101: A PRIMER FOR PARENTS Cathy Toran, M.Ed., Needham Public Health Department Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. It is the number one drug of choice of youth who are in treatment for substance abuse, as reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). According to the Metrowest Adolescent Health Survey data, youth use rates in Needham have risen since Massachusetts voted to decriminalize marijuana in 2008. Our state recently voted to approve marijuana for use as medicine. This may cause teens to perceive it as less harmful and could have similar effects on increasing use rates. Young people in Needham may have …