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    National Drug Take-Back Day is the Launch for Three New Permanent Medicine Disposal Bins

    Saturday, April 26 is a National Drug Take-Back Day, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  Communities across the county join forces to encourage residents to responsibly dispose of their unused medication.  To increase access to local disposal options, Anderson County residents will now have access to four permanent medicine disposal bins in the county.  […]

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    Grass roots advocacy helps legislators make positive decision for prevention

    The bill to allow medical cannabis in Tennessee was voted down 6-2 yesterday by the House Health Subcommittee after more than a month of testimony.  Thank you to all of the people who contacted their legislators to inform them of the dangers of marijuana.

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    Immediate action needed!

    As the House and Senate of Tennessee discuss the possibility of medical cannabis we urge you to make contact with these decision makers and let them know your views on this issue.  Below are facts pertaining to marijuana you can utilize in these discussions. CURRENT MARIJUANA RATES AMONG YOUTH Research demonstrates that illegal drug use […]

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    Anderson County Celebrates Kick Butts Day!

    All over the county students, parents and other community members in Anderson County are participating in Kick Butts Day this week to stand out, speak up and seize control against big tobacco.  This Kick Butts Day comes after the largest drugstore chain in the country, CVS Caremark, announced its plan to stop selling cigarettes in […]

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    CADCA Issues Legislative Alert

    March 11, 2014 ISSUE  In his FY 2015 budget request, the President recommended only $85.7 million for the Drug Free Communities (DFC) program. This is a $6.3 million cut from the $92 million level appropriated in FY 2014. The President’s FY 2015 budget request would support approximately 139 new grants. If the program is level […]

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