Marijuana: Education and youth prevention resources for community agencies

Fact sheets and guidance
Campaign information
Effective prevention strategies
  • Colorado applied the lessons learned from alcohol and tobacco to the regulation of retail marijuana in the state. Learn more about effective strategies, state-level policies already in place and local-level opportunities to reduce youth access to retail marijuana.
  • Strategies/Interventions for Reducing Marijuana Use from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.
  • Benefit/cost-effectiveness overview of youth marijuana prevention programs and curricula from the Washington State Institute for Public Policy.
  • Guide for Health Professionals and Communities containing resources and tools for implementing evidence-based health programs for adolescents.
Technical assistance
Not seeing what you're looking for? Send us your question and we'll connect you with the right resources to get the answers you need. Contact our retail marijuana education and youth prevention coordinator.
Latino/Hispanic Community Outreach project directory of funded agencies and projects
Retail Marijuana Education Program reports
  • Positive Youth Development (PYD) training classes:
    • Training dates, locations and registration information.
    • About the trainings:
      • Introduction to the PYD approach and knowledge needed to operationalize PYD into current prevention efforts.
      • Create an action plan for your organization.
      • Training for youth-serving professionals and anyone else interested in youth health and well-being.
  • Regional Public Health and Marijuana Workshops:
    • About the workshops:
      • Information on marijuana use data across the life span, including; pregnant and breastfeeding women, children and adolescents, young adults and adults 21+ years.
      • Marijuana health impact data, such as emergency department and poison control center calls.
      • Marijuana education and prevention programs and resources for various populations.
  • Youth Marijuana Prevention: Askable Adult webinar - This 60-minute webinar will introduce the Askable Adult campaign , presenting educational tools on how to start conversations with youth about marijuana and where to find resources on the health effects of marijuana.