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                                    THIRD READING


          Bill No:  SR 55
          Author:   Bates (R)
          Introduced:1/14/16  
          Vote:     Majority 

          SUBJECT:   Drug Facts Week


          SOURCE:    Author


          DIGEST:          This resolution recognizes the week of January 25-31  
          as Drug Facts Week.
          ANALYSIS:   This resolution makes the following legislative  
          findings:


          1)National Drug Facts Week is a celebration of the developing  
            minds of teenagers and encourages them to ask questions about  
            drugs and drug abuse and get scientifically based answers,  
            without judgment or biased comment.


          2)National Drug Facts Week celebrates the efforts of national  
            and community organizations working with teens to encourage  
            this science based conversation about drugs and drug abuse.


          3)Research shows that children whose parents talk to them about  
            alcohol and other drugs are 50 percent less likely to use them  
            than kids who do not have these important conversations at  
            home.


          4)The State of California recognizes the importance of securing  








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            a safe and healthy future for our children and seeks to do so  
            through education and awareness.


          This resolution recognizes the week of January 25-31 as Drug  
          Facts Week.


          FISCAL EFFECT:   Appropriation:    No          Fiscal  
          Com.:NoLocal:    No


          SUPPORT:   (Verified1/19/16)


          None received


          OPPOSITION:   (Verified1/19/16)


          None received


          Prepared by:  Melissa Ward / SFA / (916) 651-1520
          1/20/16 15:39:58


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