At the NH Marijuana Summit in Concord, NH on August 27, 2015 experts from Colorado spoke about the need to provide clear regulations when legalizing marijuana and using revenues to increase prevention and treatment funding. The legalization of marijuana is spreading faster than the scientific evidence in support of use.
Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), a program launched in 2011 in Seattle, is a collaboration between police, public defenders and case workers that seek to help reintegrate people living with addiction into society, rather than letting them cycle from the streets into jail cells and back.
At a forum on July 9, 2015, community members in Concord gathered to discuss the steps required by organizations and families to support the recovery of the many people struggling with addiction in New Hampshire.
Within the past five years, e-cigarettes have rapidly changed the face of smoking. Youth are beginning to experiment at a rate hard to measure using current data collection methods.