“Using marijuana during the adolescent years can have significant impacts on brain development, memory, judgment, perception and motor coordination”
-source: ventura county limits
Community Prevention Partners Cannabis Initiative works on decreasing youth cannabis use through environmental strategies that get at the root cause.
Working with key stakeholders and jurisdictions to develop and implement strong cultivation, manufacturing, distribution and retail cannabis policies to reduce youth use
Working with the cannabis industry to develop and implement internal policies and best practices to prevent youth access and use
Working with the cannabis industry to disseminate information about preventing youth cannabis access and information on impact of misuse.
Providing information about laws and tips for health and safety.
Cannabis Cultivation Employee Training Video Series:
Created by CPP Cannabis Initiative Members with Element Productions
Local Materials Developed
Medical Marijuana in California. An Analysis of the 2015 Legislation
Impacts on Development
Links to other Cannabis/Marijuana Resources
Marijuana Facts for Teens. Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects. source: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know. Provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects. source: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)