The impact of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado

Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA) is tracking the impact of marijuana legalization in the state of Colorado. This report will utilize, whenever possible, a comparison of three different eras in Colorado’s legalization history:

  • 2006 – 2008:
  • 2009 – Present:
  • 2013 – Present:

Medical marijuana pre-commercialization era
Medical marijuana commercialization and expansion era Recreational marijuana era

Rocky Mountain HIDTA will collect and report comparative data in a variety of areas, including but not limited to:

  • Impaired driving
  • Youth marijuana use
  • Adult marijuana use
  • Emergency room admissions
  • Marijuana-related exposure cases
  • Diversion of Colorado marijuana

    This is the fourth annual report on the impact of legalized marijuana in Colorado. It is divided into ten sections, each providing information on the impact of marijuana legalization.

You can read more by clicking the links to the .pdfs below.

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FBRC Leadership High School 2016 Videos

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Helen Cordes Award Dinner – February 25, 2016

Ray Childress speaks out in support of Fort Bend Regional Council’s work

Ray Childress, former American football defensive lineman in the NFL for the Houston Oilers, speaks in support of the work of Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse.

Please join Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse at our 7th Annual Helen Cordes Award Dinner honoring Dr. Charles Dupre, Superintendent of Fort Bend ISD.

Kevin Price will be the featured speaker for the 7th Annual Helen Cordes Award Dinner. Price is an award-winning columnist, media personality, host of the longest running business show in Houston, and the Publisher and Editor in Chief of US Daily Review. He will share his observations about the chronic, life-threatening disease of addiction, its effects on families, and his personal experiences as a parent.

This Special Evening will be held at the Stafford Centre, Thursday, February 25, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person; table sponsorships $1,500 and up.  Buy your table or individual tickets online at: fortbendcouncil.org/product/helen-cordes-award-dinner-2016/

Leadership High School 2015

Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Inc., (FBRC) along with Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, joined Fort Bend County community leaders to host Leadership High School 2015.  The annual initiative united 60 teens from four LCISD high schools, alumni leaders, FBRC staff and school district and community volunteers to empower students to be leaders within their community.

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Lamar High School

B.F. Terry High School

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JON WEST’S STORY

SYTHETHIC DRUGS INVESTIGATION ENDS WITH ARRESTS

FBRC’s COO John Robson was interviewed for an ABC News story.  Watch the video here:

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