Nancy Devaney's file:

Newsmaker from Rhode Island

Nancy Devaney of Narragansett is chairwoman of the Ocean State Prevention Alliance, a coalition of substance-abuse prevention specialists and mental-health professionals that is opposing proposals for more lenient laws toward marijuana possession.

Recent statements involving Nancy Devaney

In annual surveys of Rhode Island communities that receive Drug Free community grants, many report that more than 50 percent of youth surveyed do not think daily marijuana use poses any serious risk of harm.

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