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PAL co-sponsoring marijuana training event

On Sept. 29, the PAL Coalition, a Drug Free Communities grant, is co-sponsoring training on marijuana and its impact on communities. The training is a pre-conference component of the 2015 Kentucky Prevention Network conference, “Grounded Prevention: How to Keep Your Cup Full.”

Kevin Sabet, co-founder of Project Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), will lead the all-day (9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) presentation at the Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike, in Lexington, Ky. Sabet advised three U.S. presidential administrations and has studied, researched, written about and implemented drug policy for nearly 20 years.

The PAL Coalition, a unit of Family & Children’s Place, which protects and heals children and family from the trauma of abuse, is a collaborative working with at-risk youth in the Louisville communities of Park Hill, Algonquin and Old Louisville.

Of the training, Tomy Baker Molloy, PAL Coalition coordinator shares participants “will understand the use of medical marijuana in a few states and be informed about the ongoing debate about legalization, in particular recent developments surrounding marijuana for medical purposes.”

Fee for the training is $50, which includes the event, meals and materials, and is non-refundable. Orders will be accepted through Sept. 1, 2015. No credit card registration is available. If interested, provide your name, organization, address, email and telephone number, along with a check for the fee to:

Kentucky Prevention Network Inc.
219 Old Towne Rd.
Louisville, Ky., 40214-4370

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