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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
High School Cannabis Seminar

NEWS RELEASE                                 
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200

December 18, 2018
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

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Windsor Police Services, the Windsor Essex County Health Unit, the Local Health Integration Networks and the GECDSB will be sharing the stage at a pair of presentation on Wednesday, December 19th at Tecumseh Vista Academy to talk to high school students about cannabis.

The presentation will be provided to Grade 11 & 12 students from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Grade 9 & 10 students from 1:05 – 2:15 p.m.
Cst. Shane Miles, a drug recognition expert with the Windsor Police Service and a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor will talk about the legal aspects of the now legalized, recreational drug.

Health Promotion Specialist Ashleigh Atkinson from the Windsor Essex County Health Unit will talk about the health implications of cannabis use. Holly Sexton from the L.H.I.N. will speak with students about mixing cannabis, mediation and mental health and GECDSB social worker and attendance counsellor Sarah Reanud will address mental health and local resources.

For more information contact Public Relations officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.