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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.



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.



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. 



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.



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

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.

A list of features:



Webinar on Complete Marijuana Training: Part I


This is a free webinar designed specifically for school personnel, including teachers, counselors, administrators and school board members. 


New Ordinance in Thurston County Will Fine Owners & Renters Allowing Underage Alcohol/Marijuana Use

From an online article that ran in The Chronical:

A new ordinance passed by the Thurston County commissioners on Tuesday implementing civil penalties to the owners and renters of locations where underage drinking and consumption of marijuana is taking place.

The ordinance makes gatherings where underage consumption is taking place a civil infraction and the person responsible for the property — owner, renter or leaser — can be fined up to $250. 


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