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M-VAPE Density Survey - submit by October 5

This toolkit is for the revised M-VAPE Survey (2020 Neighborhood Density Survey of Youth Exposure to Marijuana/CBD, Vapor, and Glass Shop Products and Messaging).

Attached is the M-VAPE Density Survey tool kit for everything you may need to participate in the M-VAPE Survey Project, including

New Resource - Reducing Vaping among Youth and Young Adults

This new SAMHSA guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.

Download the publication from here

Prevention Technical Transfer Centers releases Pandemic Response Resources

The Prevention Technical Transfer Centers (PTTCs) have create a page on their website to provide quick access to Pandemic Response Resources focused on Prevention. You can access this page via the PTTC website ( )  or by clicking on the following link:

You will find Federal Resources and also Resources from the PTTC Network such as:

Department of Health collecting 420 motivations for why teens don't use marijuana

The Washington State Department of Health is promoting a social media strategy to counter the 420 subculture movement this year. We need your help collecting 420 reasons why our Washington youth are not using marijuana! Responses will be compiled and shared weekly throughout the month of April on the You Can Facebook and Instagram pages—and made available for partners to share.

To participate, encourage youth to submit the attached form explaining either:

NASADAD releases overview of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD) is pleased to announce the release of an Overview of and Recommendations Regarding Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS).

The overview:

2019 Monitoring the Future data shows increase in youth marijuana vaping

The 2019 Monitoring the Future (MTF) data, released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), shows that youth marijuana vaping is becoming more prevalent. In particular, "After remaining mostly stable for many years, daily use of marijuana went up significantly since 2018 among eighth and 10th graders–now at 1.3% and 4.8% respectively." 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study shows increase in driving under the influence of marijuana

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released results from a study showing an increase in driving while under the influence of marijuana and other drugs. The study found that, "During 2018, approximately 12 million (4.7%) U.S.