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Adult Marijuana Consumer Education Campaign Poster Available

The Washington State Department of Health recently introduced Know This About Cannabis - a campaign to educate adults, 21 years and older, about the risks, rules, and responsibilities around retail, non-medical, cannabis use. The new campaign provides answers to frequently asked questions and addresses a wide range of issues, including state laws, health impacts, safe storage, traffic safety, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and secondhand smoke. If you have questions, please contact

This poster is available from the ADAI Clearinghouse.

"You Can" Campaign Posters

The You Can campaign is brought to you by the Marijuana Prevention and Education Program within the Division of Prevention and Community Health at the Washington State Department of Health. This prevention campaign is designed to educate 12- to 17-year-olds about the risks and consequences of marijuana use.

Three different posters are available from the ADAI Clearinghouse; find them by searching the poster section of the online catalog.

  • Be Who You Want to be
  • Turn Your Dream Into Reality
  • Marijuana Can't Graduate. You Can.

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Use TAG Action Steps & Resources for Professionals

Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow┬« (TAG) is a national call to action that provides action steps and resources for professionals, families, and youth to support the health and development of America’s adolescents. Professionals who work with adolescents in after-school, summertime, or community programs can check out the updated TAG Playbook and website for information and tools to support adolescent health.

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Upcoming Trainings and Events:

NWATTC Webinar Series: The Healing of the Canoe: Strengths-Based Life Skills Curriculum for Tribal Youth
Date: June 27, 2018 @ 12 pm to 1 pm
More information

Webinar: Picking Up the Pieces for Wholeness and Recovery
Date: June 27, 2018 @ 12:00 - 1:30 pm
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Webinar: How Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Can Help Prevent Bullying
Date: July 11, 2018
More information

Origins of Addiction: Adverse Childhood Experience, Trauma, and Substance Abuse
Date: June 29, 2018
Vancouver, WA
More information

More Trainings and Events:
ADAI Calendar of training events in Seattle and NW Region

Jobs in Washington: See ADAI job page.

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Also of Interest:

The latest DOTS Bulletin, "Drug-Positive Urine Specimens from Uninsured or Publicly Insured Residents of Montgomery County, Maryland, Contain No Fentanyl and Few Synthetic Cannabinoids but Do Contain Multiple Drugs," is now available on the NDEWS website:

Kids Overdosing on Meds Meant to Fight Opioid Addiction (CBS News).

WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' as Mental Health Condition (CNN).

Good News: Today’s Teens are Less Likely Than Earlier Generations to Smoke, Drink or Have Sex. Bad News: They’re Not Eating Their Veggies, Either (Washington Post).

More, Better Research Needed on Marijuana’s Effects on Teens and Young Adults (Partnership for Drug-Free Kids).

CDC Vital Signs: Suicide Rising Across the US (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - U.S. 2017 (CDC Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report, June 15, 2018).




      June 27, 2018

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