A compilation of accurate, science-based information that addresses the public health and safety impacts of marijuana in our community.
It is illegal for anyone under 21 to smoke, consume, buy or possess cannabis. Cannabis may impact your educational and professional goals and how successful you are in life.
Because your health and future are important to you, check out these resources and learn more about how cannabis use impacts your body and brain.
Source: California Department of Public Health.
Listen To Your Selfie: Media-based education campaign for youth ages 12-17Source: Washington State Dept. of Public Health.
Addressing Youth Marijuana Use: Time - varying Effects of Parents and Peers on Adolescent Marijuana UseSource: Social Development Research Group.
The Academic Consequences of Marijuana Use during CollegeSource: National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Marijuana Use and Educational OutcomesSource: National Institute on Drug Abuse.
What is Marijuana? How does marijuana affect the brain?Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens.
Marijuana (Weed, Pot) FactsSource: National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Marijuana Facts for TeensSource: National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Want to Know More? Some FAQ’s about MarijuanaSource: National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Monitoring the Future Survey: High School and Youth TrendsSource: National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Marijuana Use: Detrimental to YouthSource: American College of Pediatricians.
Health Policy, Planning and Evaluation
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County cannabis ordinances adopted in December 2016.
Cannabis Legislation & PolicyIncludes federal, state, and city laws, regulations and ordinances.