Cannabis: Research & Resources

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Technology Transfer Center (TTC) Resources:

National Coordinating Office: 

National Hispanic & Latino: 

HHS Region 1: New England

HHS Region 3: Central East

HHS Region 7: Mid-America

HHS Region 8: Mountain Plains

HHS Region 9: Pacific Southwest

HHS Region 10: Northwest 


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National Research & Resources:

Know the Risks of Marijuana, (Webpage). SAMHSA, December 2020. 

Marijuana | CBHSQ Data, (Webpage). SAMHSA, January 2021. 

Marijuana DrugFacts: What is Marijuana?, (Webpage). National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), December 2019.

What are the Effects of Marijuana?, (Webpage). CDC, February 2018.

Tips for Teens: The Truth about Marijuana, (Infographic). SAMHSA, May 2019. Spanish, May 2020. 

How Cannabis Use Disorder Affects Working Memory, (Science Highlight). NIDA, August 7, 2018.

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research, (Ebook). The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 2017.

Marijuana - The Risks are Real, (Infographic). SAMHSA, .2020.  

Alcohol and Cannabis Use and the Developing Brain, (Article). NIH NIAAA, September 2021. 

Legalization Information

Status of State Marijuana Legalization, (Info Brief). Carnevale and Associates, November 2020. 

Marijuana Research Report: Is Marijuana Safe and Effective as Medicine?, (Webpage). National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), July 2020.

Therapeutic Potential of Medicinal Marijuana: an Educational Primer for Healthcare Professionals, (Research Article). Mouhamed, Y., Vishnyakov, A., Qorri, B., Sambi, M., Nowierski, C., Lamba, A., … SM Signy Frank. Dovepress. June 2018. 

FDA Regulation of Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Products, Including Cannabidiol (CBD), (Webpage). FDA, January 2021.

Medical Marijuana Programs: Summary Matrix, (Printable/Downloadable Document). The Network for Public Health Law, February 2019.

Guide to the National Academy Report on CannabisAn Exclusive Discussion with Panel Members, (Research Article)Piomelli D, Cooper Z, Abrams D, Grant I, Patel S, Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, NCBI. June 2017.

Based on Science: The Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis are Mostly Unknown, (Webpage). The National Academies of Sciences Engineering & Medicine, April 2020. 


Youth Perspectives on the Changing Landscape of Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Reframing Risk and Harm Reduction, (Webinar). National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning NCTCFP, September 2020. 

Preventing Youth Marijuana Use: Programs and Strategies, Decision-Supporting Tools (Printable/Downloadable Document). SAMHSA, October 2017.

Addressing Youth and Cannabis, (Downloadable/Printable Document). Coalitions for Cannabis Policy, Education, and Regulation, March 2022. 

For Parents:

Talk. They Hear You. Talking with Your Teens About Marijuana: Keeping Your Kids Safe - Parent Brochure, (Printable/Downloadable Brochure). SAMHSA, February 2021. 

Parents’ Marijuana Use May Increase Children’s Risk of Marijuana Use and Favorable Views of Marijuana, (Article). NIDA, June 2020.


Reg 8


HHS Region 8 (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) Resources:




Marijuana, (Website). Colorado Official State Web Portal, 2019. 

Marijuana Use Prevention Resource Bank, (Webpage). Colorado Department of Education, January 21, 2021. 

Impaired Driving Prevention Campaign: Fact Sheet, Script Pad, Tear off Pad Sample Image(Printable Resources). Colorado Department of Transportation, 2021. 

2020 Colorado Drug Trend Report, (Webpage) & Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Colorado Drug Trends(PowerPoint). Colorado Department of Human Services. August 7, 2020.



Cannabis Use in Montana, (Document). Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS), Public Health in the 406, January 2021. 

Marijuana Prevention, (Webpage). Montana DPHHS, 2020.



North Dakota: 

Division of Medical Marijuana, (Webpage). North Dakota Department of Health, 2020.

Substance Abuse Prevention: KNOW Campaign, (Webpage). University of North Dakota, 2020



SDSouth Dakota: 

Assessment of the Impacts of Marijuana Legalization in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (Dissertation).  South Dakota State University. Lynch, 2018.





Utah Medical Cannabis, (Document). Utah Department of Health, January 1, 2021.

University of Utah Health & Medical Cannabis, (webpage). University of Utah Health, 2020. 

Utah Medical Cannabis Program, (Website). Utah Department of Health, 2021.






Substance Abuse Prevention Program, (Webpage). Wyoming Department of Health, 2021.

Wyoming Prevention Depot, (Website). Wyoming Prevention Department, 2021. 

Survey Finds Increasing Support for Personal Marijuana Use, (Survey Findings). University of Wyoming, October 2018.