MAPN presentation to examine marijuana legalization
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth and Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach will host a Marshfield Area Parent Network presentation Monday, Oct. 17, titled “The Impact of Marijuana Legalization in Colorado.”
The event will be from 5-7 p.m. at Marshfield High School Auditorium, 1401 E. Becker Road. The location recently was moved to Marshfield High School to accommodate more guests.
Sgt. Jim Gerhardt of the Thornton Police Department and North Metro Drug Task Force in Colorado will give a brief history of Colorado’s marijuana legalization movement, the actual impact of marijuana legalization on public safety, and how legalization movements could potentially relate to Wisconsin’s future. Participants will examine the national strategy by pro-marijuana proponents, including efforts to change Wisconsin legislation.
To register call the Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach at 715-221-8426 or email
email@example.com by Wednesday, Oct. 12. Provide the first and last name of participants and, if requesting child care, the age of children.