This toolkit was created for prevention specialists who need some tips in navigating conversations with local lawmakers in the era of legalized cannabis use. Many prevention specialists feel discomfort in outreaching to their municipalities because they do not want to unintentionally advocate or lobby, as this is prohibited. This toolkit helps prevention specialists broach those conversations and clearly outlines the differences between advocacy and education. The latter is very much allowed and encouraged! Along with the toolkit is a modifiable slide deck. This template serves to provide an introductory conversation between prevention specialists and their respective municipalities. It is a way to provide education and discussion as municipalities consider opting in to allow retail cannabis stores to operate in their area.
The Cannabis Regulatory Agency will establish Michigan as the national model for a regulatory program that stimulates business growth while preserving safe consumer access to cannabis.
A toolkit on cannabis use on college campuses.
Cannabis Symposium at Metropolitan State University of Denver
There are many terms, slang words, and other nomenclatures related to marijuana. This glossary will help prevention professionals be more familiar with these terms, to aid in competency when discussing these topics. Categories include: plan anatomy, slang terms, terms related to marijuana products, cannabinoids, and other terms.
This information sheet covers 7 common myths or misunderstandings as related to marijuana. These include myths on addictions, impairment, and other health effects. Each of the 7 myths is countered with the current evidence, including citations. The goal is to provide a tool for prevention providers to help respond to and educate the public around these common myths.
This toolkit is designed to help Institutes of Higher Education navigate current political and social climates while supporting students on campus.
You can help prevent underage use by starting the conversation about cannabis with youth in your life, and make sure they are aware of potential consequences. Here are some important facts you should know about cannabis and some tips for talking to youth