Prevention Works In Seattle


Healthy Youth Survey Results

Please contact Prevention WINS staff for Washington State Healthy Youth Survey results for Eckstein Middle School, Jane Addams Middle School, Nathan Hale High School, or Roosevelt High School.   
Hot Topic: Marijuana Policy
The links below are meant to provide a youth substance abuse prevention point-of-view to contribute to the multi-faceted topic of marijuana policy.

Washington State Liquor Control Board  

Emergency rules re: marijuana-infused edibles, June 2014

WA Resources

Marijuana prevention toolkit , WA Division of Behavioral Health and Recover

Marijuana prevention media campaign , WA Department of Health

Marijuana & Teens After I-502 Mercer Island Communities That Care Coalition

Science-Based Information for the Public, University of Washington Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute

Medical Information
The Amazing Adolescent Brain: What Every Educator, Youth Serving Professional and Health Care Provider Needs to Know, Linda Burgess Chamberlain, PhD, MPH

Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use , New England Journal of Medicine, June 5, 2014

Seattle Marijuana Policy

Mayor's Office: Proposed regulations for medical marijuana, December 2014

Seattle City Council 
King County Secure Medicine Return Program

Links for Teens

NIDA for Teens - The Science Behind Drug Abuse

Policy Links
The links below are to websites providing information about drug policy with a focus on preventing underage substance use.  Though primarily about alcohol, the information may be useful for informing other drug policy, including marijuana policy.