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Prevention Coalitions meet with Cannabis Control Commissioners

On March 2nd, the FRCOG hosted a meeting between local prevention coalitions from across Western Massachusetts with Commissioners Stebbins and Roy from the Cannabis Control Commission.   The coalitions (including our own local Communities That Care and Greenfield 4SC Coalitions) have…

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Opioid Settlement Updates: June & July 2023

Ideas and related materials for spending opioid settlement funds appropriately in Franklin County: Settlement Discussion Slides at Public Health Roundtable June 2023 (PDF, 1789 KB) The Recovery Research Institute’s Addictionary:…
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FRCOG Racial Justice Work

The murder of George Floyd and resulting international protests highlight again the dire consequences of systemic racism and inequity in our society. We all must proactively work to right centuries…
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New Census Data on local population

The latest population estimate by county shows that Franklin County’s population declined from 2000 to 2017 by about 670 people (or <1%), while the state and nation grew by 4.8%…
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