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DOH launches adult marijuana consumer education campaign

The Washington State Department of Health’s, Marijuana Prevention and Education Program is excited to announce the launch of the Know This About Cannabis campaign.

This is the first statewide campaign directed at legal, non-medical consumers in Washington. Know This About Cannabis aims to increase awareness about the risks, rules, and responsibilities around retail, non-medical, cannabis use. Ultimately, our goal is to reduce impaired driving, prevent use while pregnant or breastfeeding, and keep cannabis products out of the hands of youth.

 


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RAND study asks what effects do medical marijuana ads have on adolescents?

Adolescents who view more advertising for medical marijuana are more likely to use marijuana, express intentions to use the drug and have more-positive expectations about the substance, according to a new RAND Corporation study

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Department of Health Launches You Can Campaign

On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) launched a statewide campaign, You Can, the next evolution of Listen2YourSelfie – DOH's first Marijuana Prevention and Education Program to educate youth about the health effects and consequences of using marijuana. The new campaign encourages young people to pursue their future dreams and immediate personal goals – and helps them to see that marijuana may distract from those dreams and goals.

 


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Teleconference - Marijuana Packaging & Labeling Rules

Prevention WINS, Washington Poison Center, and WASAVP invite you to join a call on Wednesday, March 14th at 3:30pm to share your thoughts on proposed rules changes to marijuana packaging and labeling rules, warnings, and product requirements.

The goal of this call is to craft a list of talking points and a letter to be submitted in response to the proposed rulemaking.  These points and letter would be shared with others in the human services field.

 


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Findings Released - 2017 Monitoring the Future Survey

December 14, 2017

 


Report Available - I-502 Evaluation and Benefit-Cost Analysis

Initiative 502, passed by Washington voters in November 2012, legalized the limited adult possession and private consumption of cannabis, as well as its licensed production and sale. The initiative directs the Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) to evaluate the impact of the law in a series of reports between 2015 and 2032. 

 


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LCB Requesting Public Comment - Proposed Changes to the Marijuana Advertising Rules.

On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) approved the filing of a CR 102 which opens up the public comment period on proposed changes to the marijuana advertising rules. These proposed changes further clarify changes made during the 2017 legislative session (RCW 69.50.369). The public comment period is open until January 10, 2018, at which time a public hearing will be held.

 


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Re-launch of "Under the Influence…of You"

The WA Dept. of Health has re-launched their Parent and Influential Adult campaign, Under the Influence…of You. Partners like you are critical to successfully educating adults about the influence they have in teen’s lives and how to make conversations about marijuana easier.

 


Keynote - Lessons Learned from Marijuana Legalization in Washington State

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Author: Sarah Mariani, Tim Gates
Year of Publishing: 2017
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WSLCB Upgrades Marijuana Dashboard

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) recently updated its dashboard-style report that includes snapshots of frequently requested marijuana data. The new Marijuana Report is more automated than the previous iteration. Users will see new visualizations and have greater access to the data that powers those visualizations.

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