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Barbara J. Green, PhD, Youth Health Connection Medical Director

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Legal Marijuana: A New Frontier for Massachusetts

As of July 1, recreational marijuana is legal in Massachusetts for adults over the age of 21. Marijuana use, both medical and recreational in Massachusetts, is no longer a hidden thing.

As the Medical Director of Youth Health Connection, I feel a very powerful imperative to ensure that we understand the impact culturally for our communities, families, and youth, to be knowledgeable about the law, and to be fully clear regarding the inherent risks that come with both marijuana and alcohol use.

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Topics: As One, Children's Health

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