Posts tagged: internet gambling

SPOTLIGHT: Don’t Bet on It!

Written by David E. Smith

Increased coverage of the push to legalize high potency marijuana in Illinois has allowed another legislative movement – one that would expand access to an equally addictive behavior – to stealthily gain momentum. It’s time for Spotlight to cut through the shadows and reveal the dangers of Illinois lawmakers’ intentions to legalize internet and sports gambling in our state.

Anita Bedell, Executive Director of ILCAAAP, Illinois Church Action on Alcohol & Addiction Problems, joins Monte Larrick to discuss the devastating effects gambling expansion will bring to the Land of Lincoln.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: An Addiction Problem in the Making

Written by David E. Smith

With the November election just a month away, this podcast is especially timely! Joining Monte Larrick this week is Anita Bedell, executive director of Illinois Church Action on Alcohol & Addiction Problems. ILCAAAP is committed to preventing problems caused by alcohol, other drugs, and gambling by means of public information and education, as well as legislation.

Anita Bedell and Monte discuss the dangers, deceptive promotion, and miniscule financial benefits of proposed gambling expansion in Illinois.… Continue Reading

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