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Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

February 12, 2019 11:01 am Published by Comments Off on Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

A Letter to Parents Although NIDA’s annual Monitoring the Future survey shows that daily marijuana use in teens is mostly... View Article


Kicking Ash is Cool

April 3, 2017 5:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Kicking Ash is Cool

*This post was written by a Ventura County young adult. How was I lucky enough to be hanging out with... View Article


2017 – Mapping Marijuana Recap

February 3, 2017 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on 2017 – Mapping Marijuana Recap

Ventura County is coming up on some major decisions regarding cannabis and how it will affect our community. For this... View Article


Early Exposure

April 14, 2016 11:54 am Published by Comments Off on Early Exposure

*This post was written by a Ventura County Young Adult. I started drinking at a young age, 12.  At age... View Article


Assessing the situation

September 5, 2014 10:45 am Published by Comments Off on Assessing the situation

Jaimee H, 21, was Straight Up’s intern in summer 2014 and wrote about her experiences with us and about drug and... View Article