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ASAP Updates

Join one of our new Event Committees!   ASAP Coalition members recently voted to establish a new committee structure for events and fundraisers that ASAP participates in every year. We previously had one committee outside the coalition at-large – the Sustainability Committee, which has now been split in to four new committees. We want to […]

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Recent Happenings at ASAP

    A lot of fantastic volunteers have given their time to support ASAP events the past couple of months. Since our last newsletter, ASAP has participated in DEA Drug TakeBack Day, the Oak Ridge Health Fair, Secret City Festival, Drug Awareness Day, and more! We are proud to say we had coalition member support […]

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    FDA APPROVES EPIDOLEX®, A PURIFIED FORM OF CBD: HOW IS IT DIFFERENT FROM OTHER CBD PRODUCTS?     The last week of June, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidolex®, a cannabidiol (CBD) oral solution to treat seizures associated with epilepsy, including Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, for patients two years […]

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Substance Misuse Bytes

    You may have noticed the increasing trend of vape pens and e-cigarettes coming on the market. With increased marketing and availability, often comes increased use, especially among adolescents. Many of you may be thinking, “But, aren’t vape pens just water? Should we be worried about our youth using these instead of tobacco? Isn’t […]

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Ally Account: Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.)

      The officers of the Anderson County Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) program teach 5th grade students in Anderson County about drug and violence prevention throughout the school year. We are proud to have the program sponsored by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department and Anderson County Schools.   The goal of the L.E.A.D. […]

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