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Futuro Latino Coalition to host Facebook live on counterfeit pills

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Published: Dec. 1, 2021 at 9:53 AM EST
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HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Futuro Latino Coalition is a community organization serving Latino communities in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Their events cover a number of issues including alcohol and drug abuse.

This Thursday they will host a Facebook Live event discussing counterfeit pills. The event will be streamed through the Futuro Latino Coalition Facebook page on Thursday, December 2 at 6 p.m.

A representative from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration will be the guest speaker.

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Organizers say that while learning how counterfeit pills affect our area requires more research, the goal of this event will be prevention and education.

“Why is this a problem? Where can they find these pills, for example? What are the things we can do as a community, as parents, to try and help our kids? We can learn a lot from these conversations,” the organization’s coordinator, Onesimo Baltazar, said.

Click here to visit the Futuro Latino Coalition Facebook Page.

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