In Idaho, surveys indicate some youth binge drink in the sixth grade, and a few may even start earlier. Parent’s disapproval of youthful alcohol use is the key reason children choose not to drink. Get informed and involved. Don’t just talk to your kids; let your actions show them you really care. Keep up to date with local and state-wide organizations, campaigns, and events.
Red Ribbon Week is October 23rd-31st.
Teenagers are less likely to drink at parties when they live in communities with particularly strong social host laws, finds a US-based study. Many US states and local communities have passed social host laws, which hold adults responsible when teenagers are drinking at their property. (Read: Think before you drink — alcohol kills six people every minute!)
Officer Galloway "The Tall Cop" has recently scheduled two trainings on the specific topic of marijuana concentrates, dabbing, paraphernalia, edibles and herbal drugs. With the recent changes in the drug culture, many new products have arrived on our streets and they can have a different look and odor as well as different street terms and paraphernalia.