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Surgeon General releases advisory on marijuana’s damaging effects on the developing brain

Today, Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant women from the health risks of marijuana use.

2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Report released

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released the latest data findings from the

You're invited: Liquor and Cannabis Board Prevention Roundtable in Bothell on August 20th!

Calling all Prevention and Public Health partners in NW WA! Please join WA State Liquor and Cannabis Board Chair, Jane Rushford, for a Prevention Roundtable in Bothell on August 20 from 2-4p. See attached flyer for further information and share widely. Location details forthcoming.

We want to hear from you about how LCB's regulations and the products we regulate are impacting you and the communities your serve. This will be a roundtable discussion and Q&A session.

Washington Poison Center releases 2018 annual data reports

The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) is proud to continue our release of our 2018 Data Reports.

What concerns do you have about packaging and labeling on marijuana products?

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board wants to know what concerns you and your community have about packaging and labeling of marijuana and marijuana edibles.

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board would like your input

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board would like your input on the following proposed rules. 

Help the Department of Health feature inspiring teens!

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is excited to announce it’s launching a statewide search for “Inspiring Teens” to feature in an upcoming video—and they’re hoping you can recommend teens in your community!

Drug-Free Communities grant application released, DBHR to provide support to applicants

The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) are accepting applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants for

National Prevention Week May 12-18, 2019

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

Study confirms link between daily, high potency marijuana use and psychosis

A new study published in the Lancet Psychiatry Journal is the first to show the impact of marijuana use on population rates of psychosis. Daily marijuana users are three times more likely to have a diagnosis of first episode psychosis; rises to five times more likely with high potency marijuana. Read more here.