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Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative

The Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative includes the California Cannabis Surveillance System (CCSS) and the Cannabis Education and Youth Prevention Program (CEYPP). The CCSS is a public health data collection and analysis system for youth and adult cannabis use, legal, social, and environmental impacts, and health outcomes. The CEYPP provides health education and prevention to reduce the negative impacts and consequences of cannabis use through state and local partnerships and public awareness campaigns.


To learn how the Youth Cannabis Prevention Initiative is funded, read the Legislative Mandate Infographic (PDF)

To learn about California law as it pertains to cannabis use, please visit the Department of Cannabis Control website.

For questions, please contact us at cannabis@cdph.ca.gov.
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