The Massachusetts Prevention Alliance, of which WaylandCares is a member, is seeking clarification of a proposed medical marijuana ballot initiative.
Massachusetts Prevention Alliance
Monday, June 4, 2012
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Massachusetts Prevention Alliance is focused on providing resources and advocating for "sound public health and safety policies to protect and promote the health and well-being of all Massachusetts youth."
Local organizations and representatives from throughout Massachusetts gathered in Needham last month with two specific efforts in mind: educating the public about reducing youth substance abuse and addressing "the immediate medicinal marijuana threat in Massachusetts." Representatives from WaylandCares, a coalition dedicated to reducing youth substance abuse in Wayland, attended that meeting at Needham Town Hall, which served as the kickoff gathering of MAPA, the Massachusetts Prevention Alliance. In fact, WaylandCares Director Heidi Heilman helped spearhead the formation of the alliance. “The Massachusetts Prevention Alliance is a statewide organization that provides educational resources and advocates for sound public health and safety …