Massapequa Takes Action Coalition (MTAC) continues its new prevention campaign, Kids and Weed Don’t Roll Together, to educate parents, guardians and community residents to the dangers and consequences of youth marijuana use.
Marijuana use negatively impacts movement, timing and coordination which can harm athletic performance. Marijuana adverse effects include increased heart rate, increased blood pressure and severe nausea or vomiting (Center on Addiction).
MTAC’s new campaign, outlines unique and informative facts and education to help parents talk with their kids about how marijuana use affects their brain, health and safety. To learn more about the dangers of youth marijuana use, go to mtacoalition.com or like/follow Massapequa Takes Action Coalition on Facebook.