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Medical Marijuana In Maryland

May 19, 2023

Maryland recently legalized recreational cannabis use, making it one of the latest states. With this new legislation, residents of Maryland who are 21 years or…

Mental Health or Substance Abuse Crisis?

For 24/7 information, referral, or crisis assistance with a substance abuse or mental health issue, call the Eastern Shore Crisis Resource Helpline at (888) 407-8018.

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Opioids are safe when used correctly. But they have the same active ingredients as morphine, methadone, and heroin. When used incorrectly, they can lead to addiction, destroyed lives, and even worse. But prescription pills and other opioids don’t have to rule your life. You can rewrite the next chapter—and Cecil County is here to help.

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