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Partnership for Drug-Free Kids releases its Marijuana Talk Kit, a resource for parents

posted Apr 1, 2015, 11:35 AM by Ashley Mark   [ updated Apr 1, 2015, 11:36 AM ]
What you need to know to talk with your teen about marijuana!

Between marijuana legalization, the normalization in pop culture and new ways of using (edibles, vaporizers, concentrates), it’s becoming more complicated for parents to talk to their teens. So where do you start? And what should you say? The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is here to help.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has made its grant-supported Marijuana Talk Kit available as a free download. This kit is full of information on what marijuana is, how it effects youth brain development and why it's important to maintain an open and ongoing dialogue with your kids about it. While not a strict how-to with a script, the kit has helpful examples of honest answers to difficult questions kids might ask and tips for engaging in active listening with your kids. 

Inside the Marijuana Talk Kit, you will find:
  • Facts about marijuana
  • Why weed is still risky for teens
  • Ways to talk with your teen about marijuana
  • What you should - and shouldn't say - when talking with your teen
  • How to respond to your teen’s questions and arguments
  • Resources to help
The Marijuana Talk Kit will help you have meaningful, productive conversations with your teen. Download your free Kit today!