Grant awarded for cannabis and tobacco prevention in youth
Last updated 9/21/2023 at 11:38am
MEDICAL LAKE – The City of Medical Lake has received a grant from the Department of Health’s Youth Cannabis and Commercial Tobacco Prevention Program worth approximately $108,000.
According to city administrator Sonny Weathers, the grant focuses on the prevention of tobacco and cannabis use among young people aged 12 to 20, and it is poised to make a substantial impact on public health.
Concern over underage substance use, including alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and other drugs is what spurred this initiative Weathers explained.
The grant spans a period of two years, during which specif...