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WAKE-UP: Wakefield Unified Prevention

Next Meeting:
June 16, 2015 | 8:30AM | WCAT Studio
DFC Grant Coordinator:
Catherine Dhingra

Mission & Vision
Mission:  Wakefield is a community based coalition of residents, businesses, organizations, professionals and advocates who work together to promote a healthy community environment. The coalition is dedicated to reducing alcohol, tobacco and other drug use among its residents, especially it's youth. Partnering locally and regionally, we take a leadership role in implementing environmental and evidence based substance abuse prevention strategies.

Vision:  Our vision is a safe, vibrant, resourceful Wakefield in which all members, young to old, engage in making healthy decisions.

Alcohol Regulations:
Press Release:
Draft Drug Paraphernalia Regulation:
Next Meeting: June 16, 2015
WCAT Studios 8:30 am
Wakefield Awarded
Draft Drug Paraphernalia Regulation
Board of Selectmen's Meeting
Drug Free Communities Grant
Next Meeting:  
WCAT Studios
Selectman's Conference Room, Town Hall

Previous Articles
Wakefield By-Law Will Keep Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Out Of Town   
Voters approved measure at town meeting Thursday night by a 143-9 margin.
Wakefield Patch Link to article

Medical marijuana center eyed for Wakefield if proposed ballot question passes
Wakefield Observer Link to article

Medical marijuana center to appear on Wakefield Town Meeting warrant
Read more: Medical marijuana center to appear on Wakefield Town Meeting warrant Link to article

Local Officials Working To Head Off Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Competing warrant articles at Wakefield's fall town meeting would permit medical marijuana dispensaries in town, or try to rezone them out. Link to article

Medical marijuana center proposal withdrawn Link to article

First Medical Marijuana Shop Proposal Yanked
Petitioner reconsiders his proposal for a marijuana dispensary in Wakefield. Link to article

Pot Perceptions
This is your brain... Push to legalize medical marijuana raises concerns about teen drug use and it's effect on developing minds Pot_Perceptions.pdf

 Medical Marijuana A Formula for Disaster Link to video

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

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