Learn About Cannabis E-Learning Module: Marijuana Law in Washington
This interactive online training module covers policy and law in Washington State related to retail and medicinal cannabis (as of May 2017).
Marijuana in the Workplace in WA
FAQ about cannabis law as it relates to employment in Washington State. (MRSC, 2019)
Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice: Impact of Legalization
Types of cannabis-related crimes after legalization in Washington, compared to those before legalization, with a focus on racial disparities in the criminal legal system in the state. (ADAI, 2018)
Delta-8 and Other THC Isomers: An Emerging Safety Concern
This factsheet from the Washington Healthy Youth Coalition provides information about delta-8-THC, its legal status, and public health and safety concerns. (WAHYC, 2021)
Location Matters: Access, Availability, and Density of Substance Retailers
Policies that limit youth access to substance foster healthier environments for healthier youth. Brief by the Prevention Research Sub-Committee, UW Social Development Research Group, WSU IMPACT Research Lab, and WA Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (December 2021).
Smart Investment: Costs and Benefits of Substance Use Prevention and Behavioral Health Promotion
Investing in effective prevention can improve the lives of youth, their families, and their communities. Brief by the Prevention Research Sub-Committee, UW Social Development Research Group, WSU IMPACT Research Lab, and WA Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (December 2021).
Goal: Protecting Youth from the Harmful Effects of Alcohol, Cannabis, and Commercial Tobacco (Nicotine) Marketing and Promotion
Youth exposure to marketing increases the risk of early use, which can in turn make it more likely youth will develop a substance misuse disorder as adults. Brief by the Prevention Research Sub-Committee, UW Social Development Research Group, WSU IMPACT Research Lab, and WA Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (December 2021).
Driving after Marijuana Use 2014-2016
Data from the Young Adult Health Survey on driving after using cannabis. (CSHRB, DSHS, 2018)
Prevalence of Marijuana in Fatal Crashes in WA, 2010-2014
Report on the prevalence of cannabis involvement in fatal crashes in Washington State and whether that prevalence changed after legalization. (AAA Foundation, 2016)
Product Development & Advertising: Beyond Brownies & Joints
ADAI Research Scientist Bia Carlini, PhD shares information in this presentation about the fast transformation of cannabis products since legalization, how marketing strategies have been used to normalize use, and the importance of adjusting prevention and education messages to address the new reality in our state. (ADAI webinar, 2017)
I-502 Evaluation & Benefit-Cost Analysis
Addresses preliminary findings from analyses of effects of I-502 on cannabis use disorder treatment admissions and how differences in the amount of legal cannabis sales affected cannabis-related treatment admissions, youth and adult substance use, and drug-related criminal convictions. (WSIPP, 2017)
Suppressing Illicit Markets after Marijuana Legalization
Reasons why the illicit market may survive even in the presence of a legal alternative. (WSIPP, 2019)