The Blunt Truth York County

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The Blunt Truth is an initiative started by the SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) to spark a discussion in South Carolina about marijuana, the impact of its legalization in other states, and how we can prepare our youth and citizens to make smart choices about its use. The Blunt Truth is funded through the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant of the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Vision Statement:
That the good people of South Carolina protect their children, families and communities by educating their fellow citizens about the harmful effects of marijuana and other drugs, and by preventing the negative social, economic, legal and medical consequences of drug normalization experienced by many other states.

Mission Statement:
The Mission of The Blunt Truth SC Task Force is to use current science and evidence based research to provide awareness on the impact of marijuana use in all of its forms.

Local Initiatives:
The Blunt Truth York County, through financial sponsorship from York County All On Board and support from Keystone, has brought National Experts to York County to educate community members on the issues thereby making informed decisions. Ben Court a nationally known speaker on medical marijuana legislation from Colorado and Kevin Wong from SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana).  They helped educate our citizens on the science and harm  in marijuana use.  This committee continues to present the facts about marijuana, especially on the adolescent brain.