Parental Awareness On The Risks Of Cannabis

Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Reference
2018021927000101
Category
Request Date
Monday, February 19, 2018
Response Date
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Question

What policies or procedures does the Local Authority have in place to ensure parents are informed on the risks of cannabis so that they can better safeguard their children?

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Answer

What policies or procedures does the Local Authority have in place to ensure parents are informed on the risks of cannabis so that they can better safeguard their children?  The Comhairle have no policy in place.
 
How are such policies and procedures delivered and monitored?  Through drugs education in PSE programmes.  The Comhairle monitor through school visits and evaluations.