Marijuana is a dangerous, mind-altering drug. In today’s highly potent forms, it poses risks to adults and children, but the risks are far greater for teens. Let’s no longer let the pot profiteers fill our children’s brains with dangerous messages. It’s time to make sure the truth is told, so the next youth survey doesn’t give us even more to be alarmed about.Read More »
After years of trying, Sen. Karen Fann, R-Prescott, is steps away from getting her proposal to ban teenage drivers from texting signed into law.Read More »
The struggle for legalizing recreational-use marijuana will likely center on the impacts of the drug on Arizona children.
Anti-marijuana forces are arguing that the drug harms the brain and that making it legally available will lead to more children using it, while legalized-marijuana advocates are ready to propose an excise tax that would go to schools.
Minors who go to Arizona judges instead of their parents for permission for an abortion are given approval nearly three out of every four times they ask.Read More »
A panel of lawmakers today unanimously approved legislation to prohibit teenagers from using mobile phones while driving. The prohibition applies to minors who have been granted an instruction permit or a limited driver license.Read More »