Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in are seeing an increasing amount of a type of high-potency marijuana known as “shatter”. Some forms of shatter have as much as 90 percent THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. That is about five times the potency of unrefined smoked marijuana. It is more powerful than standard hash oil. Shatter is a thin, hard layer that is similar to glass. It can shatter if dropped.
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Tip of the week: To help maintain energy and keep athletic performance high, avoid exercising on an empty stomach
Complex carbohydrates and proteins provide your body with the nutrition needed to finish a practice, game or race. You are more likely to perform poorly or feel tired when you do not have enough calories or water. Monitor calorie intake to help with muscle growth and body repair.
The quotes included in this months tip were given directly from middle school and high school students from our service area.
Learn more about the connection between drug addiction and mental health issues by visiting the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) website here