Additional Marijuana and Vaping Resources

Community partners and providers working in school-based health may be interested in the following resources: Youth Empowerment Policy Systems & Environment Prevention Mini-grants Access to these resources can be provided by contacting Erin James with King County’s Department of Community and Human Services: Youth leadership toolkits for adults who work with youth clubs and prevention groups Marijuana…

Vaping Talking Points from DOH

As of October 1, 2019 the Washington State Department of Health has released Vaping Associated Lung Injury Talking Points. These include key health and safety messages; recommendations for the public; and current updates on local and national investigations. Related, the Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program (YMPEP) has announced the 2019 Youth-Led Community Mini-Grants, which close on…

Escape the Vape Campaign

Crossposted from Public Health Insider Youth use of e-cigarettes and vaping products doubled between 2012 and 2016, and now, use rates are higher for vaping products than traditional cigarettes. To help combat these rapidly increasing rates of youth vaping, Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention Program, in partnership with the Washington State Department of Health, Snohomish Health…