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Resources for parents and caregivers

Research shows that parents and caregivers are the most powerful influence a youth's life.

You can prevent and reduce youth marijuana use by:

  • Educating yourself
  • Talking early and talking often about making safe and healthy choices
  • Modeling healthy and safe behaviors
  • Setting boundaries and ensuring your youth knows you do not condone youth marijuana use

Youth Marijuana Preventiono Toolkit for parents, teachers and adults

Youth Marijuana Prevention Toolkit
A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Adults

A simple, comprehensive resource for parents and other influential adults on the health and safety effects of youth marijuana use, Washington state's marijuana laws, and popular marijuana products.

Download the guide (PDF)


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Sarah Ross-Viles, MPH, Program Manager

Email: srossviles@kingcounty.gov

Phone: 206-263-8955

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