Program, launched April 4, highlights state adult cannabis laws
New York State launched a new program on Monday aimed at educating people about marijuana laws in the state. Cannabis Conversations is New York's first public education campaign to teach people where cannabis can be consumed, who can use it, and how to do so safely.
The program, called " Cannabis Conversations“, aims to educate people about where cannabis can be consumed, who can consume it, and how to do so safely, according to a report by WABC.
The Office of Cannabis Management is managing the campaign, which aims to protect young people, remind New Yorkers of the risks of driving under the influence of cannabis, and provide other messages to help keep residents safe. and healthy once the adult-use market launches later this year.
"Our first public health education campaign, 'Cannabis Conversations,' will give New Yorkers the information they need to start talking about our state's cannabis law and the consequences of using cannabis. cannabis on health and safety,” Chris Alexander, director of the Office of Cannabis Management, told WABC. “This fact-based campaign reflects the shift in our approach to cannabis, which favors evidence-based education over legal action. »
The program includes advertisements on television, radio, public transport and social media, according to the outlet.
New York State is launching a cannabis information campaign on TV, in transit and on social media.
According to the bureau, the far-reaching campaign will provide parents and caregivers with tools to protect young people, remind New Yorkers of the risks of driving under the influence of cannabis, and other messages to help keep New Yorkers -Safe and healthy Yorkers as new industry grows.