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  Youth Marijuana Use  

The passage of Initiative 502 (I-502) by Washington State voters legalizes the use of marijuana for adults age 21 and up.  Non-medical marijuana use by anyone under the age of 21 remains against Washington State law.  Marijuana use, by anyone, remains against federal law.

Types of Marijuana


Basic Facts for Parents

Marijuana use can negatively impact the health of youth.

How Addiction Works

Adolescence is a critical time to prevent drug abuse and addiction.


The following resources detail some of the scientific findings related to the health effects of marijuana use.

Legal Consequences

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This page last updated: 07/02/21