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Request for Applications: King County Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program
Funding is available to support community agencies and organizations interested in conducting youth marijuana/vaping prevention projects that align with the objectives of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Seven Strategies for Community Change and Washington State’s Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program.

Ten quittin' kittens making a new start in 2016
Public Health Insider blog, January 6, 2016

Local colleges reinvigorate tobacco prevention
Public Health Insider blog, November 18, 2015

Within minutes of quitting smoking...

  • 20 minutes after quitting:
    Your heart rate drops.

  • 12 hours after quitting:
    Carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal.

  • 2 weeks to 3 months after quitting:
    Your heart attack risk begins to drop and your lung function begins to improve.

Quitting smoking improves your health and reduces your risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and many other smoking-related illnesses.

Learn more about how to quit tobacco.